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NORPAC Named Gallagher Best-In-Class Employer

NORPAC Named a Best-in-Class Employer

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 Gallagher’s Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis Recognizes NORPAC for Optimizing Employee and Organizational Wellbeing

 North Pacific Paper Company (NORPAC) is pleased to announce its recognition as a Best-in-Class Employer in a recently released survey of midsize employers conducted by global human resources firm, Gallagher. Gallagher’s 2021 Benefits and Benchmarking Survey found the Longview, WA-based papermill to be a leading employer in providing innovative solutions for creating organizational structures and workplace policies and rewards which inclusively engage its employees. 

 Gallagher’s Best-in-Class awards recognize employers that excel in supporting their employees’ physical, emotional, career and financial wellbeing for better organizational outcomes. 

 “Our employees are at the core of what we do here at NORPAC, and this award is a reflection of that value. Our community has overcome significant challenges in the COVID-era, and prioritizing employee wellbeing will always be core to our mission. When we work together, we can do great things,” said Craig Anneberg, CEO of NORPAC.

 “NORPAC takes a proactive and structured approach to planning, developing and implementing comprehensive benefits and HR programs, which is essential in today’s war for talent,” said William F. Ziebell, CEO of Gallagher's Benefits & HR Consulting Division “In doing so, NORPAC is able to set its employee value proposition apart from the competition, which allows them to better attract, reward and retain their talent.”

 Gallagher, a global benefits and compensation consulting and insurance brokerage firm, conducts an annual Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey and made this award to NORPAC.  To learn more about the report and the qualifying criteria, download the Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis: 


Our mission is to build a sustainable company for our employees, customers, and community with world-class manufacturing of high-quality, recyclable, low-carbon papers that our customers want and the planet needs.


  • Safety – We care, therefor we commit to safety first.
  • Teamwork – We learn together and own our world-class success.
  • Innovation – NORPAC is a thinking person’s company.
  • Citizenship – We do right by our stakeholders and community by being a leading recycler, an employer of choice, and responsible stewards.

 About NORPAC 

NORPAC employs 400 workers in Southwest Washington. From its world-class manufacturing facility, NORPAC delivers a broad range of high-quality paper for customers across the United States and around the world. NORPAC makes high-quality environmentally conscious packaging papers, copy paper and printing and publishing stock.