Kentwood Packaging Corporation

Kentwood Packaging Corporation

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Company Information

Kentwood Packaging Corp. is an ISO certified packaging company that was founded over 40 years ago. We specialize in custom packaging solutions across all industries. Our flexible manufacturing operation excels at fast turnarounds and embraces both large and small order quantities. Our focus is to create benefits in both cost and packaging efficiencies by minimizing waste, controlling inventory costs, and optimizing floor space. We provide a high level of customization so your product, packaging, and production all work in harmony.
How many internships are you providing to the program?: 10 total - 5 (15-17), and 5 (18+)
Placements require a financial obligation of $1,600 for each youth under 18 years old, and $2,000 for each intern 18 or older. Please indicate if you are a nonprofit organization and need wage assistance.: No
What transportation options for getting to and from work are available to you?: By Public Transport (Bus, Wheels to Work, or Bike/ Walk)
Public Transportation Supports: Proximity to bus line and details of which line/stop. Wheels to Work program participation and cost.: Bus stop for route #9 less than 500 feet from front door.
Is your organization a Minority Business Enterprise?: No
Diversity Equity, & Inclusion Commitment: Share your organizations commitment to DEI, including local or national diversity commitments/pledges, links to public content outlining your strategy, and current representation in leadership and the general workforce.: Our workforce is diverse, and we make a concerted effort to embrace it. From 01/2020 - 12/2020, 31% of the workforce was hispanic/latino, 10% Black, 55% White, 4% other. Those numbers were in the midst of a pandemic.