Novvia Group acquires Innovative Container

Global rigid container and life sciences packaging distributor, Novvia Group, has acquired Innovative Container, a California-based distributor of plastic, metal, glass, and corrugated containers. 

Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. Novvia is backed by Kelso & Company.

Since 2009, Innovative has supplied the Southern California market with a range of rigid packaging solutions, including pails, drums, bottles, jugs, jars, and cans. 

Operating out of a 20,000 square-foot distribution facility in La Mirada, California, Innovative provides quality products and service to customers spanning a variety of end markets, including paints and coatings, chemicals, inks, food, and emergency preparedness.

“We are pleased to partner with Novvia as Innovative embarks on its next phase of growth,” said Darren Williams, Owner and CEO of Innovative. 

“We thank our customers, employees, and suppliers who have enabled our success to date, and we look forward to delivering additional value to these key stakeholders as part of the broader Novvia organisation.”

“We are very excited to welcome Darren Williams and his team to Novvia,” said Novvia Executive Chairman Ken Roessler. “Innovative, like Rios and Auberst, represents a valuable component of our strategy to grow and strengthen our West Coast business under our regional platform investment, Rhino Container.”

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