Rusken Packaging Expands Footprint in the Southeast U.S. with the Acquisition of Great Southern Industries
Cullman, AL based Rusken Packaging, Inc. (“Rusken”) announced today that it completed the acquisition of Great Southern Industries, Inc. (“Great Southern”), headquartered in Jackson, MS, effective August 25, 2017. The acquisition will expand Rusken’s presence in the Southeast, leveraging the reach, capabilities, talented team members and the stellar market reputation of Great Southern.
“We are extremely pleased to add Great Southern to the Rusken family. We feel that this is an excellent fit into our culture and growth strategy in the Southeast, and we look to continue to build upon the many years of success Great Southern has enjoyed,” said Greg Rusk, President & CEO of Rusken Packaging.
About Rusken Packaging
Rusken Packaging is one of the largest independent corrugated packaging companies in the Southeast. Headquartered in Cullman, AL, Rusken operates additional facilities in Jackson, TN, Harrisburg, AR, Heflin, AL, Atlanta, GA, Clarksville, TN and Tupelo, MS. Rusken is also a partner in two sheet feeders (RusCorr in Cullman, AL and CSC Atlanta, LLC of Atlanta, GA) and Alsip Minimill, LLC located in Alsip, IL