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Inland Overview

La Crosse, WI
201 to 500 employees
1903
Company - Private
Consumer Products Manufacturing
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At Inland, our passion is creating great packaging, from the blue mountains we developed for Coors Light to barrier technology that keeps food fresh longer. A leading supplier for consumer brands everyone knows, Inland produces 26 billion labels annually for customers like ... Read more

Mission: Our Vision
Inland’s vision is growth—for our customers, our team members and our community. Inland creates the environment in which opportunities can be discovered and nurtured, and potential can be realized.

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Inland – Why Work For Us?


 

We power great packaging. 

The Inland team is a group of energetic, hard-working people dedicated to creating breakthrough solutions that innovate the packaging industry.

Our passion is creating great packaging, from the color-changing blue mountains we developed for Coors Light, to keeping food fresh longer for families across the country. Inland produces 26 billion labels every year for customers like MillerCoors, Procter & Gamble, AriZona and Nestlé. Inland is a growing, family-owned company with a global reach and award-winning work.

At Inland, motivation is rewarded, professional goals are exceeded and you have the pride of seeing your work stacked on store shelves across the country. A career at Inland means being an important part of a team where your contributions are valued and acknowledged. It means having every opportunity to grow and succeed. And because we are an innovative company, it means getting your hands on the latest high-tech equipment and technology.

Come be a part of a family tradition of creativity and drive to create great packaging. Come power Inland.

Who We Are

Shared values and a distinct point of view

Many of us on the Inland Packaging team have made this our career. We feel at home here, surrounded by people who respect what we do. We all work with these common standards in mind:

  • We support each other and our communities, because these are our friends and this is our home
  • We encourage and thank each other for support and a job well done
  • We work with customers, partners and each other to make impactful change, because great things can be accomplished together
  • We are respectful and value the culture that creates—because we want to be respected, too
  • We work hard to transform ourselves through personal growth and development
  • We stand behind our commitments because we know that our work powers great packaging

Our employees come from a variety of backgrounds and locations across the globe, but we have these shared characteristics:

  • Dignity
  • Impact
  • Integrity
  • Passion
  • Selflessness
  • Interest

The Inland family

When you join the Inland team, you are part of a family. Not just a group of supportive, collaborative people—but the reward that comes from being a family-owned business. At Inland, our CEO takes a hands-on approach—walking the floor of our facilities, getting to know the employees and keeping a finger on the pulse of the industry.  As a family-owned business, we are able to react quickly to the changing market and invest in our facility, production and our staff—including benefits like tuition reimbursement and profit sharing. We have the flexibility to grow and the stability to help our employees grow.

Our social side

We seem to do a lot of things together, from participating in local festivals to hosting company events, wellness activities and volunteering together in the community.

We value our people

At Inland, we know our greatest asset is our employees. That’s why we offer competitive compensation and generous benefits to our team members. The health and happiness of our employees is our number one priority, it’s what helps us power great packaging.

Full-time employees will benefit from:

  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employer-paid life insurance with optional voluntary insurance
  • Employer-paid long-term disability
  • Optional short-term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee referral program
  • Wellness program
  • Paid time-off for vacation, sick days, holidays, jury duty and bereavement

In addition to these benefits, we go above and beyond by offering employees:

  • Paid uniforms
  • Industrial eyewear & footwear program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Fitness club member discount
  • Profit sharing
  • Leadership development
  • Recognition for years of service
  • Flexible benefit plan

On top of these great benefits, a career at Inland offers the flexibility to balance work and your personal life.

Join our team: https://www.inlandpackaging.com/inland-careers/

The Inland Story

From trusted local supplier to trusted global partner

There is something different about Inland.

A leader in advanced packaging technology, Inland Packaging has an impressive track record. Over the last seven decades, we have expanded dramatically into new products and new markets. Our tradition of inquiry and problem-solving—plus our substantial investment in new technology—have expanded our capabilities and made our culture of innovation possible.

Long known as the premier label printer for the big beer brands and the entire craft brewing industry, Inland has risen to prominence in new categories such as in-mold labeling (IML) and smart packaging. We now work collaboratively with brand owners and industry partners to advance innovative, best-in-class solutions for food, beverage, and consumer product packaging.

Our history and our trajectory of success are points of pride, but they didn’t happen spontaneously. A solid work ethic is undoubtedly part of our success.

Other important elements about Inland’s character are harder to document, but in a word, Inland is family. It is a third-generation, family-owned company based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, built on relationships. The relationships began within our walls, among Inland employees, suppliers, and customers. Over the decades, they have flourished, becoming an extended network of strategic supply chain and customer relationships worldwide.

Give Back

We keep our communities strong

Three generations of Inland leaders have instilled in us a deep commitment to the communities in which we live.

Back in 2000, the Glendenning Family Foundation was formed as a way to share the success of the family business. Year after year the foundation has allocated funds throughout our communities to help improve the lives of area youth.

We have focused much of our support on United Way. Matching contributions from Inland are directed by United Way to local programs helping families and at-risk youth. 

At Inland, you have the opportunity to be a part of something bigger. To make an impact in a real and significant way. It’s woven into the thread of our company and shines brightly in our communities.

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    Competitive pay, benefits and hours

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Inland (La Crosse, WI) in May 2013.

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    Pretty standard. But had to go through a physical fitness examination. And had to take a test for color vision. I also had to do some testing specific to the job I was applying for, but not sure if they do that anymore.

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Inland Awards & Accolades

  • Best Workplace in the Americas, Printing Industries of America, 2018
  • Winner of 10 Graphics Excellence Awards, Great Lakes Graphics Association, 2018
  • MillerCoors' Packaging Materials Supplier of the Year, MillerCoors, 2017
  • Best Workplace in the Americas - 2016/2017, Printing Industries of America, 2017
  • Winner of 9 Graphics Excellence Awards, Great Lakes Graphics Association, 2017
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