INDIANAPOLIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging International of Kendallville has been honored by The American Legion Department of Indiana as Employer of the Year for employing veterans.
The award came during the general session of the veterans' organization's 93rd annual convention July 16 in Indianapolis.
The American Legion each year honors a private employer whose workforce is at least 25 percent veterans and has been in business for at least five years. To qualify for consideration, nominees must have no company policies or practices that restrict either total employment or individual jobs to veterans.
They also must be nominated by a local American Legion post and compete with nominees from other American Legion Districts in the state.
The award was accepted by representatives of the company Keith McMillan and Ron Newcomer.
SOURCE American Legion Department of Indiana