Board Converting News, December 27, 2021

Year In Review: Part 2 (CONT’D FROM PAGE 28)


NOVEMBER • Frankston Packaging Acquires Custom Printed : Frankston, Texas based Frankston Packaging Compa- ny has announced the acquisition of Custom Printed Products, a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging and specialty labels. • Akers Packaging Group Adds Twin ISOWA Falcon FFGs In MI And OH : Middletown, Ohio based Akers Packaging ServiceGroup announced that it has added an ISOWA Falcon Flexo Folder Gluer at its Tecumseh, Michigan and Middletown, Ohio plants. • The Royal Group Acquires GenCorr Packaging In IL : The Royal Group (TRG), based in Cicero, Illinois, an- nounced the acquisition of GenCorr Packaging in Alsip, Illinois, effective November 1. • Derek Volk Inducted Into Manufacturers Association Of Maine Hall of Fame : Derek Volk, Owner/CEO of Biddeford, Maine based Volk Packaging Corporation, a family-owned independent, was inducted into the Man- ufacturers Association of Maine Hall of Fame. • Voorhees Receives PPC’s Lifetime Achievement Award : The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) re- cently presented its most prestigious accolade, the Robert T. Gair Award for lifetime achievement, to former President and CEO of WestRock, Steven C. Voorhees, during the association’s Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Savannah, Georgia. • WestRock To Invest $47 Million To Expand Claremont NC Plant : Atlanta, Georgia based WestRock will invest more than $47 million to expand its manufacturing facil- ity in Claremont, North Carolina. • McKinley Packaging To Add New Plant In Lancaster, TX : Dallas, Texas based McKinley Packaging, a sus- tainably operated paper and packaging company, an- nounced the addition of its seventh packaging plant. • Liberty Diversified Acquires Dallas Container Corpo- ration : Minneapolis, Minnesota based Liberty Diversi- fied International (LDI) announced its acquisition of Dal- las, Texas based Dallas Container Corporation, which also does business as Amarillo Custom Box Company. • Gerrity Corrugated Paper Products Installs SUN Auto- mation Group Jumbo RDC : Glen Arm, Maryland based SUN Automation Group (SUN) announced that it has placed a Latitude Machinery Corporation (LMC) Jumbo Rotary Die Cutter (RDC) P-Series at Gerrity Corrugated Paper Products Ltd. in Concord, Ontario, Canada. • SupplyOne Acquires Boxes Etc. : SupplyOne, Inc. an- nounced that it acquired Boxes Etc., Inc., a private- ly-held distributor of custom corrugated packaging and packaging supplies headquartered in Orlando, Florida. • Pratt Industries Opens New Box Plant In PA : Conyers, Georgia based Pratt Industries celebrated the opening of its new manufacturing facility in Carlisle, Pennsylva- nia. A total of 215 employees work there. CONTINUED ON PAGE 32


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