Bunzl Distribution, Inc., a leading supplier of disposable paper and plastic packaging to supplies to an array of businesses and industries, announced the acquisition of Weiss Brothers Paper Company, a privately owned company based Philadelphia, Penn.

In addition to providing distribution services for store supplies to supermarkets, Weiss Brothers also distributes to food processors. Rick Check, former owner and President of Weiss Brothers will be a consultant during the business transition to several Bunzl branches on the East Coast.

"The acquisition of Weiss Brothers strengthens our operations in our traditional grocery market, as well as adds further to our food processor business in the United States," said Patrick Larmon, President and Chief Executive Officer for Bunzl Distribution. "We're fortunate to have such a great company added to Bunzl as we continue to expand our business through strategic acquisition activity."