Trevose, PA — August 1, 2022 — S. Walter Packaging Group, one of the premier custom packaging solutions providers in the U.S., today announced an agreement to expand its market presence in the retail packaging industry with the acquisition of two divisions of Minneapolis based Deluxe Corporation, WholeStyle Packaging and Bags and Bows Online.
The announcement comes as individual and small to midsize businesses leverage the ease and cost efficiencies of sourcing their packaging needs online, coupled with the increased awareness of the important role packaging plays in communicating a brand’s image and personality and its ability to enhance marketing efforts.
“This is an exciting development for our company as it accelerates our ability to provide a more robust and turnkey e-commerce platform for our broad base of customers,” said Kurt Koloseike, President and CEO of S. Walter Packaging Group. “For almost 120 years, S. Walter has earned a reputation as the premier provider of custom packaging solutions and we are always looking for opportunities that will help achieve and exceed our customer’s brand experience goals,” he added.
“Whether you are a bricks-and-mortar retailer, an e-commerce business, or both. Whether you have one location or hundreds across North America, there is no denying the power of packaging to tell your brand story,” noted Gordon Summerfield, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at S.W Packaging. “We look forward to expanding our team of retail sales representatives across the U.S. with the WholeStyle Packaging acquisition to further serve our customers with thousands of in-stock and custom products.“
Both WholeStyle Packaging and Bags and Bows Online are now part of S. Walter Packaging, the retail packaging division of S.Walter Packaging Group. Customers of Bags and Bows Online will continue to source their products via the same URL, bagsandbowsonline.com.
About S. Walter Packaging Group
S. Walter Packaging Group is North America’s premier custom packaging solutions company specializing in the design, manufacturing and delivery of products and services that are purpose-built to enhance the brand image of its over 23,000 customers. With almost 120 years of experience and expertise, S. Walter Packaging Group continues to provide innovative custom packaging and logistics solutions to the retail, consumer products, industrial, medical and advertising specialty industries, combined with the best-in-class, value-added services. For more information, please visit swalter.com.