The Royal Group acquires Pinnacle Packaging, expands its presence in Louisville, KY

Effective Dec. 1, 2020, The Royal Group (TRG) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pinnacle Packaging, Inc., located in Louisville, Kentucky.

“Pinnacle’s business model aligns perfectly with ours,” said Bob McIlvaine, president and CEO of TRG. “This acquisition expands our presence in the growing Louisville market.”

“We’re excited for Pinnacle’s experienced, talented and dedicated employees to become part of our TRG team. They’ve built a great company by providing value added solutions that will also benefit our existing customers.”

Jim McCubbin, current Pinnacle Packaging president and CEO, will continue in his position under the new ownership.


Pinnacle Packaging, Inc., was established by Jim McCubbin and his partners in 2003. As a leader in innovation, service and design, Pinnacle has become one of the premier suppliers of corrugated containers and automotive packaging in the greater Louisville, Kentucky, market.


The Royal Group (TRG), is among the nation’s largest independent corrugated box and display manufacturers. With over 30 locations nationwide, TRG’s mission is to provide value added solutions for the most demanding customers in a variety of areas including industrial, agricultural, automotive, contract and graphic packaging, and point of purchase displays and fulfillment.