HARTSVILLE, S.C. (News release) -- Novolex®, an industry leader in packaging choice, innovation and sustainability, announced it has acquired the business of B&H Bag Company, a leading manufacturer of paper bags and other products. The B&H business will be a part of the Novolex Duro Bag® business, strengthening Duro's customer service through increased production capacity. The family-owned company has one manufacturing plant, located outside of Houston, Texas.
"We are pleased to welcome the B&H team into the Novolex family," said Stan Bikulege, Chairman and CEO of Novolex. "B&H brings a strong line of products and a tradition of customer service excellence that we are proud to add to our organization. The talented and dedicated B&H team will be a great addition to our Duro Bag business."
B&H Bag Company was founded in 1975 and has been owned and managed by the Robson family for 45 years. Starting out at a small Houston property, the company has grown into its large warehouse, plant and offices in Brookshire, Texas. B&H is known for its tradition of excellence in supplying bags to its customers all over the United States, continuously providing quality stock and tailor-made products on a timely basis.
"Growth and service have been part of the B&H Bag story since my family started the business 45 years ago," said Chris Robson, B&H Chief Business Officer. "Joining the Novolex family - with its tremendous expertise and depth of resources - will enable us to take our business to the next level."
B&H Bag products focus on and serve the foodservice and grocery markets. B&H makes products such as kraft and white bags, heavy duty paper bags, paper rolls and freezer paper. The addition of the B&H team and products will provide greater capacity to Novolex to help it develop deeper relationships with customers seeking high-quality, paper solutions.
Novolex is a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, a leading global investment firm which acquired the company in December 2016.