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Americas: Mac Papers buys Nashville packaging company


Mac Papers has acquired substantially all the assets of Packaging Professionals, Inc., a distributor of packaging materials and equipment in Lewisburg, Tennessee, US.

All Packaging Professionals employees have joined Mac Papers as part of the transaction.

The terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

Since entering the Nashville market in 2012, Mac Papers has set up a local sales and distribution team, grew by acquisition and built a distribution center.

In February 2015, the company bought Boxes Etc. II located in Nashville.

In April 2015, it announced plans to build a distribution center in Antioch – a 120,653 sq ft facility with retail, office and warehouse space scheduled to open in 2016.

Founded in 1992, Packaging Professionals specializes in providing polyolefin shrink film and equipment, as well as having expertise in stretch wrap and stretch wrap equipment, paper and poly bags, hand stretch film, strapping, carton sealing and specialty tapes, cushioning and void fill, custom boxes, and single-face corrugated.

Beyond the Nashville market, the addition of Packaging Professionals bolsters Mac Papers’ packaging line of business by adding materials and equipment to its distribution network of 22 locations and 18 retail stores throughout the Southeast of USA.