Market: Packaging Paper & Board
Posted June 9, 2016
Georgia-Pacific continues to expand its corrugated packaging business with the acquisition of Southern California-based Reliable Container. The acquisition includes converting plants in Santa Fe Springs, California, and Tijuana, Mexico, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
"Georgia-Pacific has had a working relationship with Reliable Container for many years and now welcomes them as part of our organization, expanding our capability and geographic reach in the important Southern California and Baja region," said Billy Medof, president, GP Corrugated. "This acquisition further demonstrates our commitment to build our customers' brands, improve their operations and optimize their packaging. With this acquisition and following the conversion of our La Mirada sheet feeder to a state-of-the-art box plant, we will serve customers in Southern California and Northern Mexico with a box plant, two sheet plants, and through our interest in the GoldenCorr sheet feeder."
Established in 1979, Reliable Container offers a variety of custom corrugated containers and point-of-purchase displays, in addition to offering consultation, design and inventory services.