Green Bay Packaging Inc. to Acquire MidCon Holdings, LLC

GREEN BAY, WI – October 31, 2014 – Green Bay Packaging Inc. announced the acquisition of Great Lakes Packaging Corporation and Midland Container Corporation from MidCon Holdings, LLC, an Arbor Investment Company.  The acquisition is effective October 31, 2014 and terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Great Lakes Packaging and Midland Container, collectively known as MidCon, is an
excellent fit for Green Bay Packaging. MidCon is a perfect fit geographically, strategically and most
important from a leadership and cultural approach to their business,” Green Bay Packaging’s President
and CEO, Will Kress stated. “The acquisition allows us to grow our company, adding two organizations
that have an excellent reputation for service and quality, and who run their operations with a similar
business philosophy as ours.”
GBP Executive Vice President Bryan Hollenbach added, “The MidCon acquisition strengthens our point of
purchase printing and display capabilities, broadens our reach into new markets, and provides us the
potential to expand our presence with current customers. It also provides us with a dedicated workforce
under great management.”
About Green Bay Packaging Inc.
Started in 1933, Green Bay Packaging Inc. is a family-owned, vertically integrated company consisting of
corrugated container plants, folding cartons, recycled and virgin linerboard mills, pressure-sensitive label
rollstock, specialty converting operations, timberlands, and a sawmill facility. Headquartered in Green
Bay, Wis., Green Bay Packaging Inc. is dedicated to innovative development of its products and forestry
resources, with a focus on quality, sustainability and continuous improvement throughout all of its
manufacturing facilities in 14 states. For more information about Green Bay Packaging Inc., visit
About MidCon
MidCon is a leading provider of corrugated containers, point-of-sale packaging and point-of-purchase
displays to a wide range of food, beverage and industrial customers. MidCon has two manufacturing
locations in Franksville, WI (Midland Container) and Germantown, WI (Great Lakes Packaging). MidCon
employs approximately 230 full-time employees. For more information about MidCon, visit and