Golden West Packaging Group LLC has acquired Fleetwood-Fibre Packaging & Graphics, a Southern California-based independent packaging producer. Golden West is a holding company created in 2017 to assemble and grow a high-performing, mill-independent packaging business.
Fleetwood-Fibre Chief Executive Officer and Chairman John Webb, and President Brad Jordan, said in a joint statement, “Joining Golden West enables us to reinforce the high-end customer service and support, as well as the high-impact design and printing solutions, our customers have come to expect. In addition, it enables us to further enhance our manufacturing infrastructure and production efficiency. By providing access to ample capital and Golden West’s expertise in building high-performance packaging companies the future is bright for our customers and employees.” John Webb, who has elected to retire, continued, “Fleetwood employees and our valued customers are in excellent hands for the future.”
Brad Jordan and his management team will continue to lead Fleetwood. The company is located in City of Industry a major ground transport hub, 35 miles from the Port of Los Angeles, with additional warehousing capabilities in Tijuana, Mexico. In addition, it owns 20 percent of GoldenCorr LLC, a sheet feeder in City of Industry. Fleetwood’s Asia-based division, Impact MFG, designs, sources and manufactures high-impact, cost-effective packaging solutions that are not easily sourced or economically feasible in the U.S. Impact MFG is located in Dongguan, China, a major manufacturing and export hub and is a valued complement to Fleetwood’s domestic capabilities.