GREEN BAY, WI | Green Bay Packaging Inc. (GBP), has acquired Grand Traverse Container, Inc (GTC). The acquisition was effective July 27, 2018. Grand Traverse Container will continue to be led by Tom Schofield and Mike Chereskin.
“The acquisition of Grand Traverse Container is a great fit for Green Bay Packaging. This acquisition gives us the opportunity to continue to grow in an important region,” explains Will Kress, President and CEO of Green Bay Packaging. “GTC has the perfect culture, workforce and strong leadership that fit the GBP model.”
Tom Schofield and Mike Chereskin added, “Our investment in the talented team of people at Grand Traverse Container exemplifies our commitment to serve customers across the upper Midwest. Leveraging our market leading technology, management information and skilled professionals, Green Bay Packaging complements our existing presence as we continue to grow. This is a wonderful opportunity for our business and our clients, and we look forward to partnering with Green Bay Packaging.”
Bryan Hollenbach, GBP Executive Vice President added, “The Grand Traverse acquisition expands our market presence, and adds a dedicated workforce that is committed to growing the business while providing excellent service and quality to our customers. We are very excited to have GTC join the Green Bay Packaging team.”
Grand Traverse Container was founded in 1995 by Tom Schofield and Mike Chereskin. It is headquartered in Traverse City, Mich. and has an operation in Grand Rapids, Mich. GTC services all of Michigan, northern Ohio and northern Indiana.