Gorgo Group was acquired by Kamps Inc., a large pallet recycling company based in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Gorgo, based in Vineland, is a group of companies providing pallets, packaging, logistics services and landscape mulch to New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. Anthony Gorgo founded the company in 1979 and sold it to Louis Chini in 1994, who then sold it to his partners Bryan Kruysman Jr. and Nick Biagi in 2011.
The company’s pallet division specializes in full-service recycling and custom manufacturing, and the packaging and logistics divisions provide ancillary support to the region’s supply chains.
Gorgo has over 200 employees and operates around 400 trailers. All employees, as well as the owners, will remain on board.
“Bryan and Nick have grown Gorgo Pallet significantly over the past decade due to their entrepreneurial spirit, uncompromising customer service, and ability to build a strong team,” said Kamps President, Mitchell Kamps, in a statement. declaration. “We appreciate their offerings of additional products and services that have provided additional value to their customers. We look forward to providing these additional services to our customers in the North East region and beyond. “
Biagi said he and his business partner were drawn to Kamps’ “commitment to maintaining a family atmosphere, while having such a big footprint.”
“As the industry continues to move towards national versus regional coverage, choosing a partner who aligns with our core values and local focus was of the utmost importance,” he said. he declares.
The Gorgo acquisition expands Kamps’ national presence to 45 asset-based locations in five regions.