Board Converting News, February 12, 2024

Volk Packaging Appoints Joe Curesky As First COO

have long believed in — customer centric, accountability, respect and excellence. That made the decision easy. “Derek Volk, Owner and CEO, has a powerful vision for our future. Equipment upgrades, EOS implementation, and a new ERP system for 2024. “His love and commitment to Volk Packaging and the people that work here are like nothing I’ve seen before. I am proud to support him in leading this amazing team.” Said Volk, “We have never had a COO so this was a big step for us. We couldn’t be more thrilled that Joe decided to join my already incredible leadership team. I am very blessed.” Volk Packaging is in a significant growth mode having recently started a contract packaging and fulfillment divi- sion, as well as purchasing an Apstar Rotary Die-Cutter and an Apstar Flexo-Folder Gluer. Volk Packaging employs nearly 100 people, including

Biddeford, Maine based Volk Packaging Corporation an- nounced that Joe Curesky has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer.

Curesky has a long and distin- guished career in the box business. He was formerly with Westrock, Southern Container, and Weyerhae- user before joining Volk. “After working in the integrated world for over 20 years, I knew it would be exciting to join a family run

Joe Curesky

business,” Curesky said. “Volk Packaging shares the same core values that I

10 Sales Representatives with a combined 193 years of experience in corrugated, four Designers and six dedicated Customer Service Representatives. Dusobox Corp. Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Orlando, Florida based Dusobox Corpo- ration filed a petition last month with the United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando, FL to reorga- nize under Chapter 11 of the U.S.Bankrupt- cy Code. John and Richard Kelley authorized the Chapter 11 on behalf of the stockholders in order to protect the company’s future. The relief provided by Chapter 11 will allow Dusobox the opportunity to re-or- ganize its cost and debt structure, as they continue to operate under normal busi- ness operations. “We will continue to honor our commit- ments to our customers, vendors and em- ployees,” says John Kelley. “Filing Chapter 11 was a very difficult and emotionally tough decision for us. But our primary goal is to keep the doors open for business and continue to serve our customers.” Now run by the third generation of the family, Dusobox is one of the most inno- vative, privately owned manufacturers of decorative corrugated packaging and dis- plays. It is a well invested company, using state-of-the-art equipment to design and manufacture corrugated fiberboard pack-



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