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Rusken Packaging Completes Acquisition of Great Southern Industries

Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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Jackson, MS – Cullman, AL based Rusken Packaging announced today that it completed the
acquisition of Great Southern Industries, Inc., effective August 25, 2017. Rusken expects this
transaction to expand its presence in the Southeast, leveraging the reach, capabilities, talented team members and the stellar market reputation of Great Southern.

"We are extremely pleased to add Great Southern to the Rusken family. We feel that this is an
excellent fit into our culture and growth strategy in the Southeast, and we look to continue to build upon the many years of success Great Southern has enjoyed,” said Greg Rusk, President & CEO of Rusken Packaging.

About Rusken Packaging

Rusken Packaging is one of the largest independent corrugated packaging companies in the
Southeast. Headquartered in Cullman, AL, Rusken operates additional facilities in Jackson, TN, Harrisburg, AR, Heflin, AL, Atlanta, GA, Clarksville, TN and Tupelo, MS. Rusken is also a partner in two sheet feeders (RusCorr in Cullman, AL and CSC Atlanta, LLC of Atlanta, GA) and Alsip Minimill, LLC located in Alsip, IL

About Great Southern Industries

Since 1962, Great Southern Industries has offered its customers exceptional service and quality from its 189,000 square foot facility in Jackson, MS. Great Southern’s longstanding reputation and wide spread market reach make the company one of the largest competitors west of the Mississippi.


To learn more about this transaction, please contact
Gene Marino
64 Walnut Street NW, Cullman, AL 35055
Office: (800) 232-8108