Mooney-General Paper Co. Celebrates Centennial

In an industry where corporate mergers and acquisitions have become too commonplace, Mooney-General Paper Co. is proud to be celebrating its 100th anniversary on February 1, 2017 as a 3rd generation privately-owned and family managed enterprise.

Located in Hillside, MGP Is a Leading Supplier of Industrial Packaging Supplies and Equipment, Food Service and Food Package Processing Supplies and Equipment, & Sanitary Maintenance & Safety Supplies and Equipment.

Founded in Newark in 1917 by Henry G. Mooney, George Schuck, Morris Riemer and Joseph Riemer, MGP remains owned and managed by second and third-generation family members. Gary Riemer (Joseph’s son), serves as CEO Emeritus. Richard Ribakove (Gary’s son-in-law), is President, and Andrea Ribakove (Gary’s daughter), Executive VP and Chairman of the Board. Stephanie Ribakove (Andrea and Richard’s eldest child) is aboard as a 4th generation member.

A “One-Stop-Shop”, MGP offers a wide array of product lines from leading manufacturers at competitive prices, specializing in providing both conventional and creative solutions to meet their customers’ needs. A dedicated and committed outside sales force work closely with their customer base to provide their expertise.

To commemorate this milestone, the family will host a gala celebration honoring their dedicated employees and valued partners at Crestmont Country Club in West Orange, New Jersey.

“We are celebrating both our legacy and our future. It is both humbling and gratifying to be able to mark this occasion” remarked Richard Ribakove, company president.

“To all of our employees, customers and partners, who have been part of our first 100 years a heartfelt thank you. We are committed to continuing our tradition of quality and excellence.”

MGP is a Certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) in the State of New Jersey.

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