Industrial paperboard laminating business Dura-Fibre acquires Greif Chicago Converting and will move the operations to its facility in Menasha, Wisconsin; with acquisition, Dura-Fibre adds Strap Protectors, FiberWrap protective packaging to its portfolio

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MENASHA, Wisconsin , May 8, 2023 (press release) –

Dura-Fibre, LLC, strengthens its presence in custom laminated products and packaging with today’s acquisition of Greif® Chicago Converting. The acquisition further solidifies Dura-Fibre’s position as one of the largest independent industrial paperboard laminating businesses in the United States.

Dura-Fibre will now add several industry-leading solutions to its portfolio, including:

  • Strap Protectors – The rigid solid fiber solution provides superior protection to cargo secured by straps or chains for dimensional lumber, plywood and other industries.
  • FiberWrap® – The protective packaging solution has 250% – 300% greater beam strength than traditional corrugated packaging and forms a true 90-degree angle for tighter fit and edge protection.
  • Coverboard products – The full line of diploma covers, register books, presentation folders and specialty applications.

Following the acquisition, manufacturing operations will move to Dura-Fibre’s Menasha manufacturing facility. Greif’s Protect-A-Board and Protect-A-Floor™ products are not included in the sale.

About Dura-Fibre, LLC

For more than 85 years, the skill and experience of the Dura-Fibre team have been combined with unique manufacturing capabilities, allowing the company to provide custom solutions for a range of industrial customers. From its 125,000 square-foot facility in Menasha, Wisconsin, Dura-Fibre creates laminated paperboard solutions used in a wide variety of functional performance and packaging applications including industrial crates, slip sheets, industrial totes, folding carton packaging, furniture components and custom paperboard products.

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