The MBDA Business Center-Atlanta has been a tremendous asset to me and my team. They serve as a gateway to numerous access points that can help grow our business.” – Adam Walker, CEO of Summit Container
Summit Container Corporation (Summit),is an award-winning design and manufacturing company, specializing in Corrugate/Protective Packaging, Primary & Secondary Contract Packaging and Packaging Supplies. In 2014, the company was acquired by 127 Summit Holdings, an investment holding company founded by Adam Walker and Richard Powell. Adam Walker utilized MBDA Business Center-Atlanta to assist with the acquisition valued at $33 million.
The Center provided an acquisition transition plan and guidance throughout the process. The Center also exposed company leadership to resources at the Federal National Laboratories and at Georgia Tech, provided market research for sales lead generation, referred the company to the Colorado MEP for manufacturing services and helped the CEO secure a scholarship to travel to South Africa for the South African Automotive Trade Show to explore opportunities for doing business in South Africa. Center staff continue to serve as trusted advisors to the CEO and his team.
Most recently, Summit announced two strategic acquisitions of Berkeley Contract Packaging and Quality Associates to significantly expand and diversify its national capabilities. The acquisitions of Berkeley and Quality Associates enable Summit to employ over 400 employees, grow its footprint to over 1 million square feet of dedicated contract packaging operations in North America and significantly diversify the company’s capabilities to existing specialties in protective packaging and packaging supplies.