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UFP Completes NACC Acquisition

Universal Forest Products has completed its acquisition of North American Container Corp., Marietta, Ga.

Universal Forest Products has completed its acquisition of North American Container Corp., Marietta, Ga.

NACC has nine manufacturing facilities in Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Founded in 1967, it had sales of approximately $71 million in 2017.

NACC offers several proprietary packaging designs and holds a number of patents. The acquisition enhances Universal’s capacity and allows the company to expand into geographic areas identified as opportunities for growth, including South Carolina and Tennessee; offer existing and targeted customers additional solutions for packaging and crating needs; enhance manufacturing through automation; and offer customers the opportunity to purchase corrugated, steel and lumber packaging from a single supplier, among other benefits.

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