Trevose, Pennsylvania based S. Walter Packaging Group (SWPG) announced an agreement to acquire Elk Grove, Illinois based Pulver Packaging, a folding carton and paperboard packaging manufacturer.

SWPG now has the ability to provide all-inclusive services to customers looking for fully customizable packaging services, including design, sourcing, printing, fabrication, enhancement, warehousing, inventory management, fulfillment and delivery.

“We are always looking for opportunities that will provide additional value to our broad base of customers and this acquisition allows us to offer a one-stop shop for turnkey customized packaging solutions,” said Kurt Koloseike, President and CEO of SWPG. “For more than a century, SWPG has been committed to developing and refining packaging solutions for companies and brands of every size in a multitude of industries and verticals. This acquisition is a testament to that commitment.”

“For more than 65 years, Pulver Packaging has been an industry leader with a reputation for exceeding our customer demands, and this acquisition means our customers now have more robust, next-level  solutions for all their packaging needs,” said Patrick Pulver, President of Pulver Packaging.

The Pulver Packaging operations will remain in Elk Grove and will become part of LPI, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin based division of SWPG, which provides packaging solutions including custom graphical printing, high-end enhancements and finishes coupled with advanced digital technology capabilities.

“LPI has always been a leading provider of new solutions for our packaging and graphic finishing customers and this acquisition will allow us to bring more innovative solutions for our clients,” said Mike Draver, Senior Vice President and General Manager of LPI. “We look forward to working with the Pulver Packaging team to expand our manufacturing platform and leveraging our extensive design, graphic printing and graphic finishing solutions to provide limitless possibilities for our clients.”

With nearly 120 years of  experience and expertise, S. Walter Packaging Group will continue to provide innovative custom packaging and logistics solutions to the retail, consumer products, industrial, medical and advertising specialty industries, combined with the best-in-class, value-added services, to enhance the brand image of its more than 40,000 customers.

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