JBM Creates Jobs for Area High School Students; Leadership is committed to hiring local. Holds EXPERIENCE DAYS

Posted on: October 26, 2017

Press Release

United Way of Warren County

Contact: Aaron Reid, President & CEO

513-932-3987 x101

areid@uwwcoh.org

 

October 26, 2017 (Mason, Ohio)

 

JBM Creates Jobs for Area High School Students;

Leadership is committed to hiring local. Holds EXPERIENCE DAYS

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Southwest OHIO

 

JBM, of Southwest OHIO, will spend the mornings of November 2 and November 3, 2017 with a diverse group of area high school students. These events are called Experience Days as they replicate the JBM workplace experience. This is held in collaboration with United Way of Warren County. JBM is determined to create employment career opportunities for students who have chosen to not take a college track and are prepared to enter the workforce upon graduation.

 

“Upon close analysis of our business and the marketplace, we have determined that when young people embrace a career path with us they not only do well professionally, but are able to maintain steady employment. They are model and committed team members. We are an enduring family owned enterprise and offer a positive and productive work environment,” Dan Puthoff, Chief Operating Officer (COO), said.

 

“JBM is a tremendous asset to our county. We are proud to work with them on this initiative to ensure our emerging workforce is aware of and ready to meet the needs of Warren County businesses. Developing this young talent pool helps the company fill open jobs and empowers residents who are new to the workforce to become net positive contributors to the local economy.”  Aaron Reid, President & CEO, United Way of Warren County, said.

 

JBM Packaging, a prominent Southwest Ohio privately held company has distinguished themselves as a leader in packaging industry. The family-owned business, JBM Envelope was started in 1985 by Greg Sheanshang. JBM started out as an envelope brokerage business, in a small office, with just three team members. The company, from the beginning, was focused on developing a culture of quality, innovation and excellence—with a “family” feel. In fact, Mr. Sheanshang named the company after his three children: Jennifer, Bridget and Marcus. Although Mr. Sheanshang still retains a premium parking place, he has retired from daily operations.

Today JBM operates in a 100,000 square foot facility. Many of the team members who helped the business grow continue to work there, where employees number over 150.

The company is now run by Marcus Sheanshang and is JBM Packaging.

 

Under Marcus’s leadership, JBM has continuously invested in new technologies, developed additional capabilities and diversified product offerings. The company currently manufactures a number of different packaging products.

Backed by the company name and trusted reputation, JBM Packaging is committed to industry-leading initiatives, including:

  • Continuous improvement.Engaged in this initiative, our employees are reducing waste and cycle times, while increasing quality and safety.
  • Our Innovation Team is dedicated to working together—solving customer problems and advancing product design.
  • Sustainability.Committed to the environment, the company is Rainforest Alliance Certified™ and certified by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative).

“Our leadership team is committed to the future. Our young people are the future. Our goal is to create a culture and workforce that ensures that we are a workplace of choice. We provide all training and place individuals on a productive long-term path,” President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Marcus Sheanshang said.

The Experience DAYS with the following schools are as follows:

November 2 and November 3

9:30-11:00 am

includes full workplace demonstrations and discussion with students

included schools; Little Miami, Franklin, Wayne, Lebanon, Kings

Location:

2850 Henkle Drive

Lebanon, OHIO

Interviews with leadership available upon request.

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About JBM

JBM, founded in 1985, opened as an envelope brokerage and is now a packaging company. The company entered the seed package market in 1985. By 1994 JBM moved to a 30,000 square foot location in Lebanon, Ohio and employed 65 people. The company continued on a rapid growth trajectory and invested in the highest quality printing technology including the Manroland R700 in 2014 and now occupies 100,000 square feet and employs over 150 people. While the company was founded by Greg Sheanshang, it is now owned and operated by his son Marcus (since 2008.) JBM has a guiding commitment to sustainability, company culture and improvement in the planet. Better World. Better Lives. Better Solutions. www.jbmpackaging.com.

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