Welch Packaging acquires Michcor Container Inc.

Welch Packaging has acquired Michcor Container Inc. in Grand Rapids, MI. Specific terms of this agreement were not disclosed.

Michcor Container is well-established box manufacturer in Grand Rapids known for reliability and customer service. Founded by John Pettengill in 1981, the company sought a partner to continue a high level of service to customers and create a secure future for hard-working employees.

“Welch Packaging has a long history of running successful sheet plants with excellent service,” said Pettengill. “I’m confident in their ability to sustain Michcor Container as a long-term family business, bringing the value of the Welch network to our customers.”

Welch Packaging operates a network of corrugated sheet plants supported by its own sheet feeder system. With 21 corrugated business units and a packaging distribution business, Welch Packaging offers a diverse portfolio of capabilities including bulk laminated products and graphic packaging.

‘We are thrilled to welcome Michcor Container to the Welch Packaging family,” said Scott Welch, President and CEO, Welch Packaging. “This acquisition aligns with our commitment to providing the Ultimate Corrugated Experience to our customers and expanding our geographic footprint into dynamic markets.”

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