WS Packaging Group to close Elk River, Minnesota facility

Published Friday, 29 July 2016

GREEN BAY, Wis., June 29, 2016 - WS Packaging Group, Inc. announced today it will close their Elk River, MN manufacturing facility effective July 22, 2016. Customers will continue to be served by other facilities. Employees at the Elk River location were informed earlier this week of the change, and WS Packaging Group will provide assistance for a smooth employment transition.

WS Packaging Group, Inc., with nearly 50 years of experience, is one of the largest printing and label converting operations in North America. It operates 18 manufacturing facilities and produces high-quality packaging products. Its customers range in size from small businesses to large, high-volume manufacturers and consumer product goods companies doing business locally, nationally, and in marketplaces worldwide. WS Packaging Group is majority owned by J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. (JWC), a private equity firm based in Boston, Mass., investing in middle-market growth companies. Since 1995, JWC has invested in over 40 companies with a transaction value of more than $12 billion.

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