Our History

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Over 115 Years Of Exceptional Packaging and Service

Founded in 1904 by prominent Philadelphia businessman Simon Walter, S. Walter Packaging started off simple by focusing on kraft paper bags and wrappings. Simon wasn’t just a Philadelphia businessman, but he also saw the importance of growth and innovation. He paved the way for the construction of one of the two main subway lines through the city of Philadelphia (the Broad Street Line), and was a prominent figure in local politics.


Quick Facts

  • Founded in 1904, headquartered in Philadelphia
  • Over 100 employees and growing
  • Serves the needs of over 23,000 large and small customers worldwide
  • State of the art facilities, encompassing over 300,000 total square feet