Georgia-Pacific expanding packaging business to Santa Fe Springs

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — Georgia-Pacific continues to expand its corrugated packaging business with the acquisition of Southern California-based Reliable Container. The acquisition includes converting plants in Santa Fe Springs, California, and Tijuana, Mexico.

“Georgia-Pacific has had a working relationship with Reliable Container for many years and now welcomes them as part of our organization, expanding our capability and geographic reach in the important Southern California and Baja region,” said Billy Medof, president – GP Corrugated. “This acquisition further demonstrates our commitment to build our customers’ brands, improve their operations and optimize their packaging. With this acquisition and following the conversion of our La Mirada sheet feeder to a state-of-the-art box plant, we will serve customers in Southern California and Northern Mexico with a box plant, two sheet plants, and through our interest in the GoldenCorr sheet feeder.”

Established in 1979, Reliable Container offers a variety of custom corrugated containers and point-of-purchase displays, in addition to offering consultation, design and inventory services. Their diverse customer base includes furniture, food and beverage, consumer products, auto, electronics, fabricated metal products and services industries.

The approximately 250 employees are now part of Georgia-Pacific. Check for Georgia-Pacific jobs here.

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