Green Bay Packaging announced on social media the near completion of its new “super plant” in Fort Worth, Texas this fall.
The new 600,000-square-feet corrugator plant and will replace an older, smaller facility that was built in 1986.
Machine operators at the new plant are training at their sister box plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a 555,000-square-feet box facility which opened in 2021 with many of the same converting assets.
The new plant will be equipped with a new 110-inch Fosber corrugator and all new state of-the-art, high-speed flexo folder gluers and die cutters.
“We are excited to continue to invest in our employees and customers of Fort Worth,” said
Will Kress, President and CEO of GBP.
“The Fort Worth operation is an important part of GBP, and the leadership and employees of this division are second to none. We believe in investing in our people and our loyal customers, and we are looking forward to the next phase in Fort Worth.”
GBP’s continued growth and expansions also include the startup and full production of the Green Bay Recycled Paper Mill, a 370,000-square-foot expansion of a state-of-the-art folding carton operation, and doubling the size of its newly acquired Third Dimension sheet plant in Geneva, Ohio.
Other significant expansions include their Green Bay, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis, Minnesota box plants, and the building of a new sales, marketing and distribution center in Downers Grove, Illinois.
“We are committed to this industry, our employees, and customers,” said Bryan Hollenbach, EVP of GBP.
“We continue to invest at a high level and work hard to make GBP a great place to work and build a career. It is a fun time to be working for GBP.”
For more information, visit gbp.com.