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Cooper Container II joins the Welch Packaging Group
Welch Packaging Group, Inc., headquartered in Elkhart Indiana, recently completed the acquisition of Cooper Container II. “Cooper II is a corrugated sheet plant strategically located near Nashville, serving the growing industrial base in Tennessee. Welch Packaging has two distribution centers in the area and this acquisition significantly strengthens our ability to serve our customers” according to Welch President, Scott Welch. Cooper Container II was started in 1997 by A.C. Cooper with the acquisition of Kirby Container. A.C. remains actively involved in serving customers in Tennessee with Cooper Container Corporation located in Knoxville Tennessee. read more
Welch Packaging Acquires PackSpec
Welch Packaging Group has acquired PackSpec in Romulus, Michigan, serving the greater Detroit market. Packaging Specialties is a large corrugated sheet plant that has been owned by the Tabor family for the past 54 years. ”Our business was at an inflection point and this type of opportunity does not come a long everyday”, said GM Jim Gracey. “We were faced with significant capital expenditures, or we could leverage the resources of a larger company and still maintain our family owned culture, so we chose Welch.” read more
Toys for Tots Uses WP242
We here at Welch don’t look at service like as obligation. We consider it an opportunity to help those around us. One of the opportunities we have faithfully served for nearly 20 years is the Toys for Tots Foundation.
The Toys for Tots Foundation just wrapped up its 70th year and while Toys for Tots has not released its official numbers, it’s estimated that 2017 will be one for the record books.
DIY: Corrugated Pen
There are a couple of people who have tried to do what I wanted to do and wrote their experiences on various blogs. Everybody seemed to have the same issue, getting the cardboard flutes to completely fill. Removing the air seemed like a very simple solution to this problem.
Before I go any further, I just want people to know that this project wasn’t as simple as I had thought. It’s ridiculously challenging! You should expect failures. Read on to learn how to minimize the failures but I make no promises. I wanted to make pens for the office and walked away with a 25% success rate which is only because ...read more
Cooper II Joins the Family
Welch Acquires PackSpec
Toys for Tots: WP242
DIY: Corrugated Pens