Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the assets of Sacramento Container Corporation and 100% of the membership interests of Northern Sheets, LLC and Central California Sheets, LLC in a cash-free, debt-free transaction. Funding for the $265 million purchase price came from available cash on hand.
PCA Chairman and CEO Mark Kowlzan said, “Completing the acquisition of Sacramento Container, Northern Sheets and Central California sheets continues to further PCA’s strategic objectives. We welcome our new employees to PCA and look forward to quickly integrating these operations into our company.”
PCA is the fourth largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging products and the third largest producer of uncoated freesheet paper in the United States. PCA operates eight mills and 94 corrugated products plants and related facilities.