The Royal Group

The Royal Group Acquires Progress Container & Display, Supporting Its Strategic Focus Centered Around Growth, Innovation, and People

The Royal Group Acquires Progress Container & Display, Supporting Its Strategic Focus Centered Around Growth, Innovation, and People

Progress Container & Display - A TRG Company in Winder, GA

The Royal Group (TRG) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Progress Container & Display effective August 31st, 2022. Located in Winder, Georgia, Progress Container is a premier solutions provider in the corrugated industry offering a range of packaging for industrial, retail, eCommerce, and point-of-purchase display customers.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for TRG to expand our capabilities and solutions for our customers” said Bob McIlvaine, CEO. “Progress Container is a well-respected name in our industry and their commitment to high graphics solutions and state of the art equipment further enhances our mission statement to provide value added solutions to the most demanding customers.”

Progress Container marks the 17th manufacturing facility and 37th TRG location nationwide. This acquisition supports TRG’s strategic focus centered around growth, innovation, and people.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Progress Container to the TRG family. Their talented employees and impressive capabilities align perfectly with our company” said John Schwarz, General Partner at Schwarz Partners.

This will be the 2nd TRG location in Georgia, including Dalton Box, and provides expanded coverage and capabilities to customers in the southeast.

We’re really excited to join The Royal Group” said Jim Johnson, Jr., President of Progress Container & Display. “Coming into another family business who share the same values, culture, and integrity in business is very important to our family and builds upon the legacy that my father started 51 years ago.”

Johnson will serve as General Manager and remain with the company in a leadership position.

About Progress Container & Display

Progress Container & Display was founded in 1971 in Lilburn, Georgia focusing on industrial packaging solutions for the Georgia market and beyond. To meet industry demands in the retail arena, in the mid-1980s the company broadened their scope of products offerings to include high-quality color displays by strategically investing in new equipment and technology. Since then, while still relying on the strength of their people and the culture therein, they continued to evolve and expand their services and offerings to what they are today.

About The Royal Group (TRG)

TRG was established over 100 years ago in Chicago as a manufacturer and distributor of wooden crates, boxes, and pallets. Since, TRG has vastly expanded into one of the nation’s largest independent corrugated box and display manufacturers. With 37 locations nationwide and growing, they strive to serve their mission to provide value added solutions for the most demanding customers.  

TRG’s solutions range in scope from industrial packaging and brown box shipping containers to high-end graphic packaging, ecommerce, in-store displays and shelf-ready packaging. These products serve a diverse array of markets, including retail, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, health and beauty, agriculture, tech, and home goods, among others.