News within the industry of pulp and paper, Nov, 19 2018
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Welch Packaging acquired Pierce Box and Paper Corporation

Photo: Welch Packaging
Photo: Welch Packaging
Published by
Simon Matthis - 05 Nov 2018

Welch Packaging has acquired Pierce Box and Paper Corporation (Pierce Box), a supplier of corrugated packaging and supplies located in Belvidere, Illinois. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pierce Box’s product offerings include corrugated boxes as well as a range of packaging supplies, such as foam, pallets and film.

Acquiring Pierce Box extends the Welch Packaging geographic service area into northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.

Pierce Box and Welch Packaging are both family-owned businesses and meet customer needs through a focus on service, quality and providing cost-effective corrugated products and packaging supplies.

“Pierce Box has a solid reputation with customers as a provider of corrugated boxes and services. Since its founding in 1953, Pierce Box has been known for responsive, flexible and experienced service,” stated Scott Welch, CEO of Welch Packaging. “Owner Gregg Franchini and key managers John Menzies and Denise Blanken have guided Pierce Box to achieve success over the years. As Gregg enjoys a successful retirement, we look forward to working with John and Denise to grow Pierce Box and expand our product capabilities to customers.”

Source: Lesprom Network

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