Bay Cities History Bay Cities History

History

1956

1956

  • Bay Cities and Arrow Container founded by Bill Hanan
1977

1977

  • Expansion into first 55,000 sq ft 8315 Hanan
1978

1978

  • Expansion into next 55,000 sq ft 8315 Hanan

1983

  • Installed EMBA mini flexo, 3 color die cutter, and 2 general laminators
ESOP 1986

1986

  • Became an ESOP
  • Arrow Container and Packaging Corp merged into Bay Cities

1988

  • Installed 54″x77″ die cutter

1990

  • Shifted gears to focus on high-end graphics

1991

  • Installed 5 color S&S press – Flexo
1993

1993

  • Became screen printers
1995

1995

  • Greg becomes our President
  • Installed 66″x68″ Cuir printer/die cutter

1996

  • Companywide ETP training
  • Purchased Sears building

1997

  • Started  B&F Printing

1999

  • Started LACorr

2000

  • Installed Bobst D/C
2001

2001

  • Installed 4 color rotary die
Bill Hanan - Bay Cities History

2002

  • Started packout in Sears
  • Bill Hanan passed away

2005

  • Moved into 5138 Industry Ave.
  • Started Ameripak

2006

  • 50th Anniversary

2013

  • Installed FB 700 digital printer

2014

  • 100% ESOP-owned company
  • Grand opening of new offices in Bentonville, AR
  • Installed Oppliger laminator
  • Greg Tucker AICC Chairman

2015

  • Formed ENCORR sheetfeeder
Celebrating Bay Cities 2016 Badge

2016

  • 60th Anniversary

2017

  • Installed HP 15,500 digital press and one Zund
  • ENCORR starts up – 132″ corrugator – first in it’s class
Bobst Printer

2018

  • Installation of the Bobst 8.20
  • Royal Bay opens in Chicago in September
Bay Cities Commerce Building

2019

  • Commerce pack out facility opens in February