The Accord Story

Accord is a leading folding carton converter primarily serving food and beverage end markets. The Company is owned by Mason Wells, members of the Codo family, and other board members and co-investors.

Accord was founded in 1940 by Abraham Codo, the grandfather to third-generation brothers, Robert and Bill Codo, who have been leading the business for nearly 30 years. Accord designs and manufactures custom folding cartons for private label and branded consumer goods, primarily focused on food and beverage end markets. Food and beverage applications include packaging for dry foods, frozen foods, and can and bottle wraps and baskets for beer, seltzer, cocktail, energy drink, and other specialty beverage items. Accord has a unique position within the folding carton industry offering large format production capabilities coupled with industry-leading responsiveness, speed, and flexibility. Accord serves global and regional consumer packaged goods companies throughout North America. The Company’s headquarters and operations are in Alsip, IL.

“We are excited about the opportunity to partner with Mason Wells and continue the Company’s growth,” said Robert Codo. “Their experience successfully building packaging businesses will provide Accord with the resources to support its long-term growth initiatives.  We look forward to building upon Accord’s world-class capabilities to continue providing top-notch service to existing and new customers.”

“Accord is a special company with a customer-centric culture that’s unmatched in its industry,” said Damon Thome, Director at Mason Wells. “Accord’s management, employees, and suppliers are all critical factors that have allowed the Company to consistently exceed the expectations of its customers”.

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