Rusken Packaging acquires D & D Packaging

Rusken Packaging has completed acquisition of D & D Packaging, Inc., headquartered in Olive Branch, MS, approximately 30 miles south of Memphis, TN. The deal was completed on 1st December.

Family-owned, D & D Packaging has been operating for approximately 25 years with a wide array of corrugated converting, design, and warehousing capabilities. Additionally, D & D owns a fleet of trucks that will allow Rusken to uphold its just-in-time delivery standards for customers.

Left to right: David Ortiz (VP of Operations Rusken); Yolanda Harris (CFO, D&D), Mark Harris (President, D&D) and Randy Whiteaker (COO, Rusken).

“We are happy to add D & D to the Rusken Family,” says Randy Whiteaker, COO, Rusken Packaging. “We have had a healthy relationship with Mark and Yolanda for many years and are excited to enhance our presence in the Memphis Market. This acquisition will add to our already stellar customer service in the market and provide some enhanced customer experiences.”

D & D and Rusken’s combined growth in Mississippi will be led by D & D Packaging’s Mark Cooper. This acquisition is part of a strategic focus to expand Rusken’s footprint throughout the United States, further growing capabilities and customer base in the Tennessee and Mississippi markets.

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