SupplyOne Acquires Bell Container Corp., Headquartered in Newark, New Jersey

Newark, New Jersey

Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, April 1, 2021  – SupplyOne, Inc., the largest independent supplier of corrugated and other value-added packaging products, equipment and services in the U.S., announced today it has acquired Bell Container Corp., a privately-held manufacturer of custom corrugated products headquartered in Newark, New Jersey.

Founded in 1919, Bell Container Corp. is the largest independent full-service corrugated manufacturer in New Jersey, serving customers in the greater New York metropolitan area. The company manufactures custom corrugated boxes, die-cuts, and displays, converting 2 billion square-feet of corrugated products annually. Bell Container is ISO 9001-2015, and SFI CoC Certified, and audited GMP approved.

"This transaction will allow Bell Container to bring new efficiencies and speed to market solutions to its customers by addressing all of their packaging requirements from one point of contact. In addition to custom corrugated solutions, the company's offering will expand to include SupplyOne’s engineered packaging supplies, packaging automation, and service programs designed to enhance customers' profitability," explained William Leith, CEO and President of SupplyOne. "Throughout their 100-year history, Bell Container's dedicated employees have earned the confidence of their customers by providing the highest quality products and exemplary service. We are delighted to welcome them to the SupplyOne family."

"We are enthusiastic about joining SupplyOne's team, and the synergies that come from combining Bell's corrugated manufacturing capabilities with SupplyOne's valued-added distribution expertise,” said Arnie Kaplan, President & CEO of Bell Container.  “As part of SupplyOne's national network, we will be able to service our customers who have locations outside of the tri-state area. We are particularly excited about SupplyOne's sales programs, food packaging expertise and equipment automation, which will make our customers more profitable.”

SupplyOne, the largest independent supplier of corrugated and other value-added packaging products, equipment and services in the U.S., provides mid-sized manufacturers, food processors, medical and e-commerce companies industry-leading packaging programs, products, and supply chain solutions from a single point of contact to unlock efficiency and direct cost savings. Since its founding in 1998, SupplyOne has become the acquirer of choice for privately-held specialty corrugated packaging manufacturers and value-added packaging distributors. SupplyOne is a portfolio company of Wellspring Capital Management.

More information about SupplyOne can be found at the company website: https://www.supplyone.com

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