Resolution J1277-2013

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

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

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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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