Logson Group Completes Acquisition of The Boxshop Ltd
14 Oct 2016
The Logson Group, the UK’s largest independent supplier of corrugated packaging, announces the acquisition of The Boxshop Ltd, an independent sheet plant based in East Kilbride, Scotland.
Boxshop has a turnover in excess of £14m and is Scotland’s largest independent manufacturer of cardboard boxes.
Douglas Lamb and David Protheroe, Joint Managing Directors at The Boxshop Ltd, who will continue to lead the business, commented; “We are personally delighted we have found such an ideal fit. In joining the Logson family, we have the security of being part of an excellent Group, with a first class reputation in our industry. The Logson culture will allow us to maintain our independent flair, backed by the financial strength and scale of the UK’s largest independent. We have exciting plans for our business moving forward and this move can only enhance our offering to both existing and new customers.”
Alex Kelly, CEO of Logson Group added; “The acquisition of Boxshop is a clear indication of our continued desire to grow within the UK market. Boxshop represents a step change in our capability within the Scottish marketplace.”
Boxshop will become part of the existing Logson Group brands of Board24, Boxes and Packaging, Cases24 and Jardin Corrugated. Collectively they form a unique mix of companies offering a full range of corrugated packaging solutions from 17 locations across the UK.