Pacon Acquires Baywood Paper Limited
Pacon Corporation announces the acquisition of Baywood Paper Limited, a paper converter located in Barrie, Ontario Canada. The purchase further strengthens Pacon’s position as the North American leader of Specialty Papers sold to the Educational, Art and Retail Markets.
Baywood converts private label paper for the Canadian and US Retail and Educational Markets. The business was started by the McCormack family over 30 years ago and has realized excellent growth and success during that time. Deirdre Cullingford and Brian McCormack, who led Baywood through the years, have agreed to a long term consulting arrangement to continue to manage the Baywood business and its 75 employees.
The Baywood acquisition is the eighth Pacon has completed in the past 10 years. Pacon currently operates four facilities in Neenah, WI and Appleton, WI employing 400 full time employees and 80 seasonal summer employees.
Pacon Corporation is a manufacturer, converter and supplier of Paper Products, Educational Aids and Arts & Crafts Products and markets its products globally. Pacon is a member of The Van Hoof Companies, which includes Strathmore Artist Papers™, Bemiss-Jason Display Division, Warehouse Specialists, Inc. and Superior Specialties, Inc.
President/CEO, Pacon Corporation