Green Bay Packaging acquires Baird Display

4 May 2015 (Last Updated May 4th, 2015 18:30)

Custom packaging and corrugated cardboard boxes manufacturer Green Bay Packaging has acquired US-based point-of-purchase display maker Baird Display.

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Custom packaging and corrugated cardboard boxes manufacturer Green Bay Packaging has acquired US-based point-of-purchase display maker Baird Display.

Initially manufacturing candy boxes, Baird Display provides customised temporary point-of-purchase displays to advertising agencies and fulfillment organisations.

With nearly 40 employees, Baird distributes its products in the US, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.

The acquisition is expected to increase Green Bay Packaging's point-of-purchase display capabilities, as well as expanding its market reach.

Commenting on the deal, Green Bay Packaging CEO and president Will Kress said: "The acquisition is an excellent fit for Green Bay Packaging.

"We will continue to serve all our customers with distinction and drive improvements in our operation."

"Baird Display is an innovative company that adds to our point-of-purchase display capabilities and expands our market presence. Baird has excellent leadership values and a culture that parallels our own."

Baird Display president Neal Wickert said: "We will continue to serve all our customers with distinction and drive improvements in our operation."

The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Green Bay Packaging has corrugated container plants, folding cartons, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label rollstock, specialty converting operations, timberlands and a sawmill facility.

Headquartered in Wisconsin, US, Green Bay Packaging manufactures corrugated containers and boxes, containerboards, kraft linerboards and medium, folding cartons, coated label products and liner boards at its manufacturing facilities in 14 states.


Image: Green Bay Packaging operates corrugated container plants in the US. Photo: courtesy of nuttakit via freedigitalphotos.