Corrugated: WestRock acquires Star Pizza Box with five plants; LDI buys Miller Container
OAKLAND, CA, March 17, 2017 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -WestRock (WRK) on Mar. 13 acquired Star Pizza Box, the largest US manufacturer and distributor of pizza boxes, for an undisclosed amount, the company confirmed.
Star Pizza has plants with the latest fast turnaround printing technology in Lakeland, FL, Phoenix, AZ, Johnstown, OH, Dallas, TX, and Atlanta, GA. The plants supply custom and generic pizza boxes, specialty food containers and pizza circles to over 180 distributor locations in the USA, according to the company's website.
One contact familiar with the deal said Star Pizza's annual sales are "a couple of hundred million" ...