Akers Packaging Opens New Facility In University Park, IL

Middletown, Ohio based Akers Packaging Service Group announced that the Chicago team is now operating from their new home in University Park, Illinois. The new facility has over 280,000-square-feet of space, more than double the size of the previous location, allowing for an increase in manufacturing capacity, and increased commitment to the high level of service that its customers expect.

The state-of-the-art facility is home to a new Fosber Corrugator, along with enhancements to the existing converting equipment. Additional new converting and auxiliary machines are slated to be installed in the third quarter of this year to increase quality and speed of service.

“The Akers family has made another significant investment in the business to ensure consistent performance for our customers,” said Gene Marino, President, Akers Packaging Service Group. “This modern facility adds significant capacity to allow our team to continue to say ‘Yes’ to our customers.”

A third-generation independent box manufacturer with 60 years of experience, Akers Packaging continues to be laser focused on service excellence to its customers, employees, and the community.


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