RockTenn Acquires NPG to Expand Retail Innovation, Solutions
NORCROSS, GA—January 6, 2014—RockTenn has acquired NPG Inc., (NPG), a leading independent merchandising displays company. Headquartered in Chattanooga, TN, NPG provides a broad range of display products and services to many of the world’s most recognized retailers. NPG employs approximately 400 co-workers and operates two manufacturing facilities in Chattanooga and one in Las Vegas.
“NPG’s focus on retailers, their innovative retail solutions and large-format printing capability expands our customer base and significantly improves RockTenn’s ability to provide retail insights, innovation and connectivity to all of our customers,” said Craig Gunckel, executive vice president, RockTenn, and general manager, RockTenn Merchandising Displays.
NPG, known for its unwavering commitment to quality, creative excellence and customer satisfaction, will operate as RockTenn Retail Solutions. Phil Harris, formerly CEO of NPG, has been named vice president and general manager, RockTenn Retail Solutions. Harris will continue to manage the operations along with his current leadership team.
“NPG is a strong strategic fit for us that will strengthen our display business,” said Steve Voorhees, RockTenn’s CEO. “I am excited to have the NPG team join RockTenn and look forward to supporting their continued success.”
RockTenn is one of North America's leading integrated manufacturers of corrugated and consumer packaging. RockTenn's 26,000 employees are committed to exceeding their customers' expectations—every time. The company operates locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and China.
About RockTenn Merchandising Displays
RockTenn is committed to providing best-in-class solutions that achieve brand, shopper and retailer objectives at the lowest total cost. It delivers promotional and permanent merchandising programs including design, manufacturing, fulfillment and distribution services to top consumer product companies and retailers. As a leading point-of-purchase display company in the United States, it offers capabilities across the full spectrum of in-store marketing. RockTenn continuously invests in the expansion of equipment and capabilities in order to improve both efficiency and quality of customers programs.