J1277

Honoring Burrows Paper Corporation upon the occasion of its designation as recipient of the 2013 Business of the Year Award

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J1277


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Burrows Paper Corporation of Little
Falls, New York, upon the occasion of its designation as recipient of
the 2013 Business of the Year Award by the Herkimer County Chamber of
Commerce

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize that the
quality and character of life in the communities across New York State
are reflective of the concerned and dedicated efforts of those organiza-
tions and individuals that are devoted to the welfare of the community
and its citizenry; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Burrows Paper Corporation of Little Falls, New York, upon the occasion
of its designation as recipient of the 2013 Business of the Year Award
by the Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce; and
WHEREAS, This auspicious occasion will be celebrated at the Chamber's
45th Annual Membership Meeting and Luncheon on Thursday, April 25, 2013,
at the Knights Inn in Little Falls, New York; and
WHEREAS, Celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year, Burrows Paper
operates two core businesses which include: the manufacture of light
weight specialty papers along with the manufacture of light weight
specialty packaging; and
WHEREAS, In the United States, Burrows Paper employs about 700 people;
of those 700, nearly 200 are employed in Herkimer County; and
WHEREAS, Burrows Paper operates throughout the country in New York,
Mississippi, Ohio, Iowa, and Nevada; Burrows Dutch Holding and Heshan
Innopak Co. Ltd. are both wholly owned subsidiaries of Burrows Paper,
with 40 employees in the Netherlands and 177 employees in China, respec-
tively; and
WHEREAS, Burrows Paper also operates an office in Shanghai that
includes four employees; over the next several years, the organization
plans to invest a significant amount in upgrades to its paper mills and
paper machines in New York State; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when an organ-
ization of such noble aims and accomplishments is brought to our atten-
tion, it should be recognized and applauded by all the citizens of this
great Empire State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Burrows Paper Corporation of Little Falls, New York, upon the
occasion of its designation as recipient of the 2013 Business of the
Year Award by the Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Burrows Paper Corporation.

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  • 15 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 17 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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