Pipeline Acquires Drums & Containers in Louisiana

Glenwillow, OH – June 14, 2017

Sales Representative, Clint Olivio

Sales Representative, Clint Olivio

Pipeline Packaging announced the acquisition of Drums & Containers, Inc. Operating in Baton Rouge, LA market place, the purchase will further increase Pipeline’s footprint along the Gulf Coast as well as its buying power in large-scale containers such as drums and IBC totes.

Chris Nelson, president of Pipeline Packaging, states, “We are excited to increase our presence in the area and help increase a broader selection of products to our new customers.”

Per the agreement signed by Nelson and former Drums & Containers owners, Robert Addison and Trent Hallum, the office will close Thursday, June 15, for a final inventory. Effective Monday, June 19, the Baton Rouge location will re-open as Pipeline Packaging.

A new sales team will also take the reigns on Monday. Customer inquiries should be directed to the following individuals in the future:

Sales Representative, Julie Lovelace

Sales Representative, Julie Lovelace

  • Sales: Clint Olivio, Sales Representative
    • Cell: 504.470.8755
    • Email:
  • Inside Sales: Julie Lovelace, Inside Sales Representative
    • Phone: 866.715.7245
    • Fax: 817.385.5885
    • Email:
  • Customer Service and Orders: Juston McGee, Customer Service Representative
    • Customer Service, Juston McGee

      Customer Service, Juston McGee

    • Phone: 844.437.6248
    • Fax: 979.266.8779
    • Email:

Invoice remittance should now go to:

Pipeline Packaging
27157 Network Place
Chicago, IL 60673-1271

Pipeline Packaging  (, a subsidiary of Cleveland Steel Container Corporation, is the largest US distributor of industrial rigid packaging and an upcoming resource in the consumer packaging market. Founded in 1988, Pipeline has grown to 11 offices and over $100MM in sales. Its success is attributed to a dedicated, people-centric vision that unites the best industry talent and respected manufacturers with a commitment to always consider “CUSTOMERS FIRST.”

Pipeline Offices: Atlanta, GA; Baton Rouge, LA, Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Dallas, TX; Des Moines, IA; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX; Nashville, TN; Oyster Creek, TX

For additional information, please contact:
Chris L. Nelson, President
Pipeline Packaging