Welch Packaging announces their acquisition of Knoxville Box and Container, Inc., based in Knoxville, TN from Chris Castleberry. Knox Box was founded in 1985 by Horace Harper Jr and later purchased by Castleberry in 2016. The company has provided corrugated boxes, wood crates and packaging supplies to the East Tennessee market for more than 30 years. Today, Knox Box has a dedicated workforce and a loyal customer base. By joining the Welch family of businesses, Knox Box will now have expanded capabilities, as well as the resources to automate equipment and invest in people, while preserving its family culture.
Welch Packaging, which also started in 1985, has spent the last 37 years focused on expanding its original vision: To Make a Difference in its customers’ business, its associates lives, and its community. This cause unites our associate family and creates great value for our business partners.” Stated Scott Welch of Welch Packaging.