Avery Dennison, Croda … partners in community advisory board

PHOTO PROVIDED Croda Inc Community Advisory Council leaders Emilie Oishi and Robert Strouse welcome new Avery Dennison partners Kevin Perry and Marc Cottman to the advisory council. Front row from left, Jolee McCluskey, Croda Operations Manager Brent Jones, Bill Strunk, Craig Keen, Sean Kleckner, Darla Hardy, Maegan Miller. Back row from left, Shonah Hunter, Croda Site Director Robert Strouse, Ken Marquardt, Avery Dennison Safety Manager Kevin Perry, Avery Dennison Plant Manager Marc Cottman, Joe Miller, Julie Brennan, Croda SHE Manager Emilie Oishi, Croda Human Resources Michele Briggs and Lead SHE Advisor Brady Wassom.

MILL HALL — The Croda Inc. Community Advisory Council (CAC) recently welcomed Avery Dennison as a partner to co-host the CAC.

The voluntary group of 12 community members, established in 2001, meets quarterly to learn more about the local manufacturers and to provide input to Croda and Avery Dennison on items of community interest.

Topics discussed at the CAC include how the manufacturing sites contribute growth to the community, including their primary focus on operating safe, healthy, secure, and environmentally sustainable businesses.

The CAC is made up of people from a cross-section of the community and currently includes Mike Flanagan, Darla Hardy, Travis Hillyer, Shonah Hunter, Craig Keen, Sean Kleckner, Ken Marquardt, Jolee McCluskey, Joe Miller, Maegan Miller, Peg Schaffer, Jeff Snyder and Bill Strunk.

About Croda: Croda operates their Mill Hall manufacturing facility in Bald Eagle Township. Croda, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Croda International Plc, a UK-based manufacturer and world-wide supplier of natural based specialty ingredients that are sold to virtually every type of industry.

About Avery Dennison: Avery Dennison operates their Mill Hall manufacturing facility in Bald Eagle Township. Avery Dennison Corporation is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials.

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If you are interested in learning more about the Croda/Avery Dennison Community Advisory Council, please contact Laurie Welch at 570-660-3339.