Opus Packaging Group (Opus) is pleased to announce it has acquired Mall City Containers (Mall City) in Kalamazoo, Michigan effective today, September 1, 2021. Mall City was started in 1974 by a team of investors that bought Mead Paper Company’s sheet plant in Kalamazoo. Over its history, Mall City has been a company of steady, solid growth that has excelled in meeting and exceeding customers’ expectations. Mall City hosts just over 60 employees while operating out of one manufacturing facility and an offsite warehouse
The addition of Mall City is the 6th manufacturing facility for Opus, which is comprised of Opus Packaging – New Bremen (New Bremen, OH; Loudon, TN), Opus Packaging – Grand Rapids (Grand Rapids, MI), Opus Packaging – Jackson (Jackson, MI), Opus Packaging – Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN), Opus Packaging – Wabash (Mt Carmel, IL) and now Opus Packaging – Kalamazoo, LLC d/b/a Mall City Containers (Kalamazoo, MI).
The acquisition of Mall City strengthens our product portfolio and our ability to service our customers in the Midwest United States. Opus Packaging Group has been providing innovative packaging solutions to its customers since 1984. Our vision of becoming a world class provider in packaging solutions while leading in the markets we serve will be greatly enhanced by the acquisition of Mall City.
We are excited to welcome the Mall City associates to the Opus team!
Opus Packaging – Indianapolis is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Arvco Indianapolis and has offered employment to all current Arvco Indianapolis employees effective September 28, 2020. Production will continue at the Arvco facility in Indianapolis and, in conjunction with the movement of the machinery, will gradually transition to the Opus facility in Whitestown over the next few months. This acquisition signifies Opus’ commitment to the Indianapolis market and strengthens our ability to enhance the performance of our customers.
For our customers, this acquisition enhances our ability to serve your packaging needs by expanding our reach in the Midwest region and tapping into the expertise and expanded capabilities of the existing facilities within Opus Packaging Group.
For our company, this acquisition immediately strengthens and balances our presence in the Indianapolis market to better serve our customers. Opus Packaging Group has been providing innovative packaging solutions to its customers since 1984, and opened a brand-new facility in Whitestown, Indiana in 2019. With a vision of becoming a world class provider in packaging solutions while leading in the markets that we serve, the acquisition of Arvco Indianapolis only puts us closer to achieving that goal.
We are excited about this change and confident that the combination of the Opus Packaging and Arvco Indianapolis businesses will be beneficial to our valued customers. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please let us know.
Opus Packaging is excited and proud to announce the launch of our newly redesigned websites for our major brands, with a redesign for Wabash coming soon: https://www.opuspkg.com
With the help of our partner Drive Creative Agency, our websites have been completely redesigned to introduce a more modern and user-friendly environment with dynamic content that allows us to better engage with customers, employees (current and future), and our communities.
As we continue to expand on these platforms, we plan to deliver updated and relevant content. We are proud of the work done by our partner Drive in this endeavor and encourage all of you to visit the new websites/ social media outlets, and share them with your connections.
If you have any feedback or questions that you would like to share, please go to the ‘Contact Us’ page (available on each website) and click on the link to send an email.
The Opus Packaging Team
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