is a forty-eight year old manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers
with its main facility located in Birdsboro, PA. In addition
to the primary plant, the company operates a sheet plant subsidiary
located in Montoursville, PA. Both manufacturing units operate
modernized facilities, maintain sales, production and office staff as
well as truck fleets for product deliveries and inter-plant shipments.
Beacon Container was founded in 1955 by Irving Grossman, President and
CEO of Wilmington, Delaware.
Corporation (NASDAQ: SSCC) is the industry's leading integrated
manufacturer of paperboard and paper-based packaging. Smurfit-Stone
is the leading producer of containerboard, including white top linerboard;
corrugated containers; multiwall and specialty bags; and clay-coated
recycled boxboard. SSCC is the world's largest paper recycler, annually
processing and selling more than 6.5 million tons. In addition, Smurfit-Stone
is a leading producer of solid bleached sulfate, folding cartons, flexible
packaging, labels, and point-of-purchase displays. With approximately
38,600 employees working at nearly 260 manufacturing facilities, Smurfit-Stone
can provide paperboard and packaging solutions for any customer, large
or small, anywhere in North America.