Georgia-Pacific acquired PAX Corrugated Products, based in Ohio, USA. PAX operates a corrugated sheet plant with more than 100 employees in Lebanon, Ohio. Terms of the deal are not disclosed.
PAX Corrugated Products serves a diverse customer base in food, pharmaceuticals, automotive and other consumer products industries. The company operates a state-of-the-art plant and demonstrate a commitment to customer service.
Billy Medof, president – GP Corrugated, commented:
“Georgia-Pacific has had a working relationship with PAX Corrugated for many years so we knew their organization would be an excellent fit with the GP Corrugated team. The PAX team will continue to deliver quality products and service to their customers as they do today. Their graphics and converting proficiency will accelerate our growth in digitally printed sheets from our Digital Print Solutions business and their display capability will expand our growing display business.”
Earlier Georgia-Pacific announced a paperboard machine upgrade at its mill in the US.
The company has 13 plywood facilities across the United States, two of which are located in Madison and Warm Springs, Georgia. The company employs approximately 6,200 people directly in the state of Georgia, with approximately 450 people located at the Madison operations.