Floyd Maines Jr Dies

By Candace Chapman

July 22, 2010 Updated Jul 13, 2007 at 2:55 PM EDT

Maines Paper and Food confirmed Floyd Maines Jr passed away.

No other information is available at this time.

His father, Floyd Maines Sr, started Maines Candy Company in 1919.

Floyd Maines Jr joined the company in 1947, eventually adding paper and food products.

In 1996, Maines secured a deal with New York State to help it expand the business.

It built a new headquarters and distribution center at the Broome Corporate Park in Conklin.

The company's now run by sons Bill and David Maines.

It's a billion dollar company serving restaurants and chains like Burger King with distribution centers in 5 other states.

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