The Royal Group Announces New Corporate Director of Manufacturing Services

Keith Wilhelm has joined The Royal Group (TRG) as its new corporate director of manufacturing services.

Keith is a graduate of Indiana University and has over 25 years of operations experience in the corrugated packaging industry. He was the former director of engineering and manufacturing services with KapStone, which was purchased by WestRock last year.

Keith and his team will be supporting the operational initiatives throughout the TRG organization. He will be reporting to Bob McIlvaine, president and CEO.

“Our company has experienced a great deal of growth over the last several years”, Bob said. “We are excited to have Keith on our team to provide the extra support we will need to take TRG to the next level of performance”.


The Royal Group (TRG), owned by Schwarz Partners based in Indianapolis, is among the nation’s largest independent corrugated box and display manufacturers. With over 30 locations nationwide, TRG’s mission is to provide value added solutions for the most demanding customers in a variety of areas including industrial, agricultural, automotive, contract and graphic packaging, and point of purchase displays and fulfillment.

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