Greif, Inc. produces and sells industrial packaging products. It operates in five segments: Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services; Paper Packaging & Services; Flexible Products & Services; and Land Management.
The Rigid Industrial Packaging & Services segment offers rigid industrial packaging products, including steel, fiber, and plastic drums; rigid intermediate bulk containers; closure systems for industrial packaging products; transit protection products; water bottles, and remanufactured and reconditioned industrial containers; and services, such as container life cycle management, filling, logistics, warehousing, and other packaging services. This segment sells its products to customers in the chemicals, paints and pigments, food and beverage, petroleum, industrial coatings, agricultural, pharmaceutical and mineral products, and others industries.
The Paper Packaging & Services segment provides containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated containers, and other corrugated products to customers in the packaging, automotive, food, and building products industries. This segments corrugated container products are used to ship various products, such as home appliances, small machinery, grocery products, automotive components, books, and furniture, as well as for various other applications.
The Flexible Products & Services segment offers flexible intermediate bulk containers comprising polypropylene-based woven fabric, as well as related services to the agricultural, food, and other industries.
The Land Management segment engages in harvesting and regeneration of timber properties; and sale of timberland and special use land. As of October 31, 2016, this segment owned 244,548 acres of timber property in the southeastern United States. The company has operations in approximately 45 countries.
The company was formerly known as Greif Bros. Corporation and changed its name to Greif, Inc. in 2001. Greif, Inc. was founded in 1877 and is headquartered in Delaware, Ohio.
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Our Core Values.
Our people are our past, present and future.
We will honor The Greif Way, building upon our rich history as a special place to work. We will operate within a culture of integrity, character and respect. We will maintain a safe working environment. We will attract and cultivate a responsible, competent, efficient and empowered workforce. We will provide opportunities to excel. We will communicate. We will listen.
Our customers are our reason for being.
We will keep our promises to our customers. We will be synonymous with quality and service. We will solve their packaging challenges. We will prove the value of our relationship by being the best at what we do.
Our products are our livelihood.
We will be a low-cost manufacturer and the high-value supplier in our business segments. We will innovate, using our ingenuity and creativity to provide better solutions. We will maintain our focus on where we can be the best and apply our expertise to do it better.
Our shareholders are our support.
We will conduct our business ethically and with transparency. We will establish rigorous financial goals that will drive our business decisions and measure our progress. We will strive to attain a superior rate of return and maintain trust with our investors.
Our stage is the world. Our communities and the environment are our backdrop.
We will be a conscientious global citizen, a responsive community neighbor and a responsible steward of the earth’s natural resources.