WS Packaging Group to close Phoenix, Arizona facility

Published Thursday, 19 May 2016

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 18, 2016 WS Packaging Group, Inc. announced today it will close their Phoenix, AZ manufacturing facility effective June 24, 2016. Customers will continue to be served by plants in Algoma, WI; Dallas, TX; Fullerton, CA; Knoxville, TN; and Peachtree City, GA. Employees at the Phoenix 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 19 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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