Elkhart, Indiana based Welch Packaging, a custom manufacturer of corrugated products, announced the acquisition of Michcor Container Inc. of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Michcor Container is a well-established box manufacturer known for reliability and customer service. Founded by John Pettengill in 1981, the company sought a partner to continue a high level of service to customers and create a secure future for hard-working employees.

“Welch Packaging has a long history of running successful sheet plants with excellent service,” said Pettengill.
“I’m confident in their ability to sustain Michcor Container as a long-term family business, bringing the value of the Welch network to our customers.”

Welch Packaging operates a network of corrugated sheet plants supported by its own sheet feeder system. The company has built a reputation for excellence in the packaging industry, driven by a commitment to the customer experience, safety, and its associate family.

With 21 corrugated business units and a packaging distribution business, Welch Packaging offers a diverse portfolio of capabilities including bulk laminated products and graphic packaging.
“We are thrilled to welcome Michcor Container to the Welch Packaging family,” said Scott Welch, President and CEO of Welch Packaging.

“This acquisition aligns with our commitment to providing the ultimate corrugated experience to our customers and expanding our geographic footprint into dynamic markets.”
Specific terms of this agreement were not disclosed.

Founded in 1985, Welch Packaging is a multi-generational, family-owned and led business. Welch creates custom corrugated products and packaging solutions for local customers.

For more information about products and services, visit welchpkg.com or michcor.com.

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