New name reflects the company’s proven leadership position in and strong commitment to the packaging industry as well as its strategic priority to continue growing a core part of its business
Jacksonville, Fla. – Mac Papers, one of the largest merchant distributors in the Southeast U.S., announced today the evolution of its corporate identity to Mac Papers and Packaging, marking an exciting next chapter in the company’s 55-year history as Mac Papers.
“Our new name is a natural progression for the company,” stated Mac Papers and Packaging President and COO Rick Mitchell. “We have built a comprehensive packaging business that’s a core part of our company and a key contributor to our success, and we will continue to invest in its growth.”
Mac Papers and Packaging offers an extensive range of packaging materials and equipment from leading companies in the industry. The company also offers its diverse base of customers a wide range of packaging solutions and services, including kitting, packaging design and e-commerce expertise, as well as customized packaging programs for companies with complex packaging challenges and single-source packaging programs for multi-location companies.
“The addition of ‘+Packaging’ to our company logo is an exciting milestone that signifies the intentional growth of our packaging capabilities over the past seven years and signals our plan to continue the strategic expansion of our packaging business,” stated Vice President of Packaging Chris McCabe. “Our growth trajectory has been fueled by strong partnerships with leading suppliers in the industry, multiple strategic acquisitions, and by bringing together a team of packaging experts who embrace our customer-centric approach.”
McCabe added “Our corporate management and strategic accounts teams, sales professionals, automation experts and certified technicians have extensive experience with a wide array of markets and industries, including manufacturing, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, and fulfillment and distribution. They all share my excitement with where we are as a company and our bright future as we continue to grow our packaging business.”
In January, 2018, the company introduced its own packaging materials line as part of its continued commitment to providing customers with best-in-class packaging solutions. The Castle® product line now includes acrylic, hot melt and reinforced water-activated carton sealing tapes as well as an extensive offering of stretch film.
“We plan to invest in and grow our packaging business while remaining steadfast in our commitment to provide valued customers with best-in-class paper, print, wide format and facility supplies products and solutions, as well as envelopes from our state-of-the-art converting operation,” stated Mitchell. “That commitment includes expanding our wide format media and equipment offering and services to printers, sign shops and end users. We’re incredibly excited about what’s ahead for Mac Papers and Packaging.”