Posted on 12 Aug 2011
Published in Business State Magazine August 2015 Issue
Abbe Corrugated reveals some of the secrets to running a successful family owned and run business, and explains how it is formalising processes to ensure it stays that way for generations to come.
ABBE CORRUGATED can trace its history back to the early 90s, although the O'Sullivan family has been a name in Victoria's packaging business for decades.
The father of current Managing Director Anthony O'Sullivan started a small printing business in 1990. Since then, small factories have become bigger factories, from Campbellfield to Broadmeadows, ending up today at a 32,000-square metre site in Coolaroo.
Abbe Corrugated also invests in two other businesses. The first is a timber crate and packaging business based in Dandenong, and the other is Austcor Packaging, a Sydney copy of the Melbourne fir...