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Green Bay Packaging to Build New 600,000 sq. ft. Corrugator Plant in Fort Worth, Texas

Green Bay Packaging - Fort Worth, Texas The new "super-plant" will be replacing Green Bay Packaging's current 200,000 sq. ft. corrugator plant in Fort Worth, Texas.

Jan. 6, 2022 - Green Bay Packaging (GBP) announced plans to construct a new 600,000 square-foot corrugator plant in Fort Worth, Texas. Construction on the site is set to begin in the first quarter of 2022 and startup of the operation is scheduled for the second quarter of 2023.

The new "super-plant" will be replacing GBP's current 200,000 sq. ft. corrugator plant in Fort Worth. GBP has operated a plant in Fort Worth for over 50 years. The new plant will be equipped with a new 110" Fosber corrugator and all new state-of-the-art high-speed flexo folder gluers and rotary die cutters.

"The Fort Worth operation is an important part of GBP, and the leadership and employees of this division are second to none," said Will Kress, President, and CEO of GBP. "We believe in investing in our people and our loyal customers, and we are looking forward to the next phase in Fort Worth."

The Fort Worth announcement is in line with GBP's strategy for continued growth and expansion. Over the last 12 months, GBP:

  • completed the startup and full production of its Green Bay recycled paper mill;
  • started-up a 550,000 sq. ft. box plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma;
  • is in the process of a 370,000 sq. ft. expansion of its folding carton operation;
  • is doubling the size of the newly acquired Third Dimension sheet plant in Geneva Ohio.

In addition, GBP is coming off significant expansions of its Green Bay and Minneapolis box plants, along with the building of a new sales, marketing and distribution center in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Bryan Hollenbach, Executive Vice President of GBP, added, "We are committed to this industry, our employees, and customers. We continue to invest at a high level and work hard to make GBP a great place to work and build a career.

Green Bay Packaging is a family-owned, vertically integrated manufacturing company consisting of corrugated shipping container plants, a folding carton facility, recycled and virgin containerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label roll-stock plants, timberlands, a paper slitting operation, specialty converting operations, and a sawmill facility. To learn more, visit:

SOURCE: Green Bay Packaging Inc.

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