Victory Packaging Announces New, Expanded Chicago Facility and Reaffirms Local Commitment

03/10/2016

HOUSTON (March 10, 2016) Victory Packaging is pleased to announce an expanded presence in the Chicago area with its new warehouse and distribution center, scheduled to open in April 2016. The new 275,000-square-foot structure will be located at 1405 Sequoia Drive in Aurora, Illinois, and represents a 37% larger, more strategically located facility. Today’s announcement underscores Victory Packaging’s ongoing pledge to the Chicago community, the company’s customers and its employees.

“We’re growing and committed to Chicago,” says Robert Egan, Co-President of Victory Packaging. “We’ve been here for 19 years with 30 employees today who serve 500 customers in a variety of industries. This new facility will enable us to better meet their needs as we continue to help improve their profitability with our packaging solutions.”

Seasoned industry veterans Scott Besen, General Manager, and Tim Milet, Sales Manager, oversee Operations and Sales.  Under their leadership, the Chicago branch, one of Victory Packaging’s largest locations, serves customers through key services including vendor managed inventory, fulfillment, engineering and design, flexible packaging, equipment and automation, and total cost optimization.

About Victory Packaging
Based in Houston, TX, Victory Packaging has more than 65 warehouses and distribution facilities in the United States, Canada and Mexico, and operates in California under the company name of Golden State Container.  Nationwide, Victory Packaging is the only national distributor company specialized in solving packaging complexities and finding total cost reductions associated with packaging for its clients.  Victory Packaging provides just-in-time delivery and inventory management to a diverse customer base.  Its national network includes more than 6 million square feet of warehouse space and approximately 400 delivery vehicles. In 2015, Victory Packaging was acquired by KapStone Paper and Packaging, a publicly traded pulp and paper company based in Northbrook, Illinois. Victory Packaging continues to be managed as the independent distribution division of KapStone.  For more information about Victory Packaging, please visit www.victorypackaging.com
 
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Nishat Jones
Director of Marketing
Victory Packaging
(713) 823-3535 or njones@victorypackaging.com