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Hood Container Acquires Sumter Packaging

Mill-to-market corrugated packing manufacturer Hood Container acquired Sumter Packaging Corp. in the Southeast.
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Mill-to-market corrugated packing manufacturer Hood Container Corp. acquired Sumter Packaging Corp.

Sumter is a provider of high-graphic corrugated displays, graphic packaging and corrugated packaging to the Southeast. The company services a variety of end markets, including paper and packaging, industrial products, home improvement, furniture, healthcare, food and beverage, consumer products and automotive.

Sumter has more than 315,000 square feet of capacity at three locations in Sumter, SC and Statesville, NC.

“We are excited to be a part of Hood Container, a company with strong values, vision, and the capability to further improve on the strengths we already have with its national network and the ability to offer vertical supply chain integration,” said Sumter Packaging CEO Ben DeSollar in a Jan. 24 news release.

Hood Container is a mill-to-market company specializing in containerboard and kraft paper, corrugated boxes, high graphic displays and contract packaging. It operates corrugated packaging manufacturing locations in 17 states.

The company also owns and operates linerboard, medium, and multiwall paper manufacturing operations in New Johnsonville, TN, and St. Francisville, LA.

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