Andrew Finley, a Clemson University Packaging Science major from Simpsonville, SC, has been awarded the 2012 Packaging World Outstanding Senior Award. He was chosen due to having the highest GPA in his graduating class as well as an outstanding rapport with his peers and faculty.
Andrew recently graduated from Clemson in December of 2012. As an undergraduate, he participated in a Creative Inquiry course studying sustainable PLA (polylactic acid) packaging. Andrew completed a co-op with P&O Packaging in Dalton, GA during the summer and fall of 2011 and later interned with MeadWestvaco in Richmond, VA during the summer of 2012. Andrew also spent a summer abroad in Brussels, Belgium, while working towards a minor in business administration. He recently married the love of his life, Mackenzie, and looks forward to returning to P&O Packaging in January, where he will start his career as a Product Development Engineer.
About Summit Media Group, Inc. (publisher of Packaging World magazine)
Chicago-based Summit Media Group, Inc. (http://www.summitmediagroupinc.com) is an integrated media publisher offering business information for professionals in packaging and manufacturing automation. Print magazines include flagship monthly Packaging World, Automation World, Packaging World’s PACK EXPO Showcase, Healthcare Packaging, and Contract Packaging. In addition to publishing a variety of newsletters, Summit also produces webinars and conferences and owns Web resource GreenerPackage.com.