Maitland, FL — Industrial Container Services, LLC (ICS) of Maitland, FL announced today that it has acquired the steel drum reconditioning and logistics operations formerly owned by the Buckner family of Springville, AL. The acquisition includes all of the machinery, equipment and inventory utilized at the Buckner facilities, and the businesses will become operating entities of Industrial Container Services, LLC.
“The acquisition of the Buckner Barrels businesses compliments the ICS portfolio in many interesting ways,” said Mr. Charles Veniez, President and CEO of ICS. “With the addition of Buckner’s state-of-the-art facility in Springville, AL ICS is now able to offer top quality reconditioned products and commercial logistics services to a critical geographic area that was missing from our portfolio. The addition of the Buckner Barrel workforce and facilities into the ICS platform creates tremendous opportunity for our customers, employees and suppliers alike. We welcome the Buckner employees into the ICS family and look forward to their help in supporting our mission to provide customers with the highest quality products, the most dependable service, and the strictest environmental standards found anywhere in the industrial packaging industry.”
“It has been an honor for us to serve our customers and friends in the business for the past few decades,” said Ricky Buckner. “We look forward to continue bringing high quality products and great service to the deep-south and southeast markets, and we are excited to join forces with ICS to enhance our product and service offerings to create new opportunities for our valued customers and team members alike.”
ICS is the largest provider of reusable container solutions in North America. Through multiple brands, ICS operates over 50 strategically located facilities in 20 U.S. states and 6 Canadian provinces. ICS is well-positioned to service local, regional and North American customers alike, and strives to be the supplier of choice for high-quality, environmentally-responsible container solutions. ICS offers unparalleled expertise with over 100 years of experience in the industrial container space and is focused on anticipating customer needs and exceeding expectations. The company offers the most complete container management systems available including reconditioning, manufacturing, distribution, used container collection and recycling services for all major industrial packages.
For additional information contact: Industrial Container Services, LLC Mr. Joseph Scarano, Chief Financial Officer Phone: 407-930-4182