In 1963 Arnold took the reigns of leadership, and in 1969 Bob joined the company full time. To accommodate the continued growth, we moved to a 25,000 square foot facility in North Philadelphia’s American Street business corridor. Now having enough space, Arnold and Bob purchased their first manufacturing equipment and began producing corrugated boxes.
By 1980, we expanded yet again with a move to a new 59,000 square foot facility in Bensalem, Bucks County. In 1981, Bob assumed the role of President, guiding us through two more decades of expansion and success.
In 2001, we moved into a 250,000 square foot modern complex in Hatboro, Montgomery County, that allowed us to expand our manufacturing capabilities with additional state-of-the-art capital equipment. With our location adjacent to the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Acme Corrugated trucks enjoy easy access to this important highway to deliver throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and Maryland.
Through all the decades of growth and success, Acme has retained its family tradition and remained a family-run business. Today, Bob’s sons, Erik and Jeremy work here, bringing the family’s third generation of knowledge and enthusiasm to meet the ever-changing requirements of our customers.