Joe R. Palmeri inducted into ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders

The morning of Tuesday, April 2, 2019 during the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) annual update to the AICC general membership attending the  AICC Spring meeting in Miami, Florida, Joe R. Palmeri  (Jamestown Container CEO) was inducted as the 25th member of the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's Circle of Distinguished Leaders. Through the assistance provided to ICPF by Jamestown Container, the corrugated packaging industry and Joe's family, the lifetime recognition was received as a total surprise to Joe.

The Circle of Distinguished Leaders honors exceptional visionaries whose energy and talent have moved the industry forward in remarkable ways. These leaders are recognized for demonstrating a strong commitment to the continuing success of the global corrugated packaging industry.

Joe was nominated for induction by firms and individuals that made donations in his name to support ICPF. To date these include Akers Packaging Service, WestRock, Harris Packaging, Schwarz Partners, FBA, Greif, Buckeye Corrugated, Inc., AICC, Klingher Nadler, Cascades, Hood Container, Liberty Diversified International, Tom Skinner, Landaal Packaging Systems, International Paper, Central Package & Display, John & Gloria Bolender, Sumter Packaging, Chuck Fienning, American Packaging and BCM Inks.

2019 Induction Video for Joseph R. Palmeri - View Here

Those who wish to join in recognizing Joe with a donation can make a check payable to ICPF, and mail it to the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation, 113 S. West Street, 3rd Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314. (Please place “Joe R. Palmeri” in the check’s note margin.)  Donations are fully tax deductible and support the Circle of Distinguished Leaders program and ICPF's educational initiatives for the corrugated packaging industry. Joe will be provided a list of donors.  For more information on ICPF's Circle of Distinguished Leaders, contact, call 703.549.8580 or visit