Old South Company was founded in 1985 by James "Jim" Jay McCracken.
For 25 years Jim worked in the packaging industry as a distributor sales representative out of Quincy Illinois. In 1982 he moved his family to Lewisville Texas for a new business opportunity and in 1985 founded Old South Company. For 10 plus years Jim grew relationships and friendships that set a strong foundation for our company.
In 1995 Jay, Jim's oldest son, joined the company and ushered is the second generation of OSC with a hunger for knowledge and success.
In 2001 Jim's middle son Micheal became a welcome addition to OSC, further establishing stability and enhancing our success in the new millennium.
In 2014 David, Jay's oldest son, joined our sales team. With his background in management, company operations and costumer service, he made for another great investment to OSC.
And most recently James, Jay's youngest son, joined OSC to help further solidify our future.
The Mission of Old South Company is to provide distributors with Retail, Industrial, and Food Service Packaging Solutions from Leading Manufactures at a competitive cost, with an emphasis on Customer Service to Create Partnerships along with Friendships.
Company Core Values:
Being a Family business, when we refer to company values, it is a code that follows us in and outside of the office. OSC is the machine and lifeblood that has fueled and protected us for over 30 years. This is who we are and what we strive for.
- We are Advocates for our Customers and Vendors
- We do What is Right
- We are Loyal
- We are Honest
- We Show Respect
- We are Friends to all
- We strive to be the Best
- We Encourage Questions
- We Represent Inclusion
- We Build Partnerships
- We are Patient
- We Work Hard