Victory Packaging to open distribution facility in Chicago

13 March 2016 (Last Updated March 13th, 2016 18:30)

Victory Packaging is set to open a new warehouse and distribution facility in Chicago in April.

Victory Packaging is set to open a new warehouse and distribution facility in Chicago in April.

The new facility will be on a 275,000ft² area.

The company stated the facility is 37% larger than its other facilities and is strategically located.

Victory Packaging co-president Robert Egan said: "This new facility will enable us to better meet their needs as we continue to help improve their profitability with our packaging solutions."

Scott Besen will serve as general manager of the facility, while Tim Milet will be sales manager and oversee operations and sales.

"This new facility will enable us to better meet their needs as we continue to help improve their profitability with our packaging solutions."

The company, which was established 19 years ago, serves 500 customers in various industries.

Located in Houston, Texas, Victory Packaging has more than 65 warehouses and distribution facilities in the US, Canada and Mexico, and operates in California under the company name Golden State Container.

Its national network includes more than six million square feet of warehouse space and approximately 400 delivery vehicles.

In 2015, Victory Packaging was acquired by KapStone Paper and Packaging, a publicly traded pulp and paper company based in Northbrook, Illinois.

Victory Packaging is managed as the independent distribution division of KapStone.