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Press Releases

September 8, 2021

Heinz Partners with WestRock to Remove 550 Tonnes of Plastic Packaging from Multipacks in UK Supermarkets

Heinz’s recyclable paperboard sleeve, developed by WestRock, will replace shrink-wrapped multipacks of Heinz beanz, Heinz soups and Heinz pasta varieties on supermarket shelves

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August 5, 2021

WestRock Reports Fiscal 2021 Third Quarter Results: Record Net Sales and 40% Increase in Net Income

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated, sustainable paper and packaging solutions, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2021.

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July 15, 2021

Liquibox and WestRock team up to deliver the ultimate e-commerce solution for liquids

The combined expertise of Liquibox and WestRock results in a pioneering approach to e-commerce packaging, designed for brand differentiation and waste reduction.

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June 24, 2021

WestRock Commits to Emissions Reductions; Pledges to Set a Science-Based Target

Recognized by the Science Based Target initiative, Company will develop, validate and publish target aligned with latest climate science

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June 21, 2021

WestRock Announces Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss third quarter fiscal 2021 results, as well as other topics, on Thursday, August 5, 2021, at 8:30 am ET.

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June 17, 2021

WestRock Introduces EverGrow™ Fiber-Based Produce Packaging Collection

Collection offers innovative alternatives to single-use plastic packaging for produce from snacking tomatoes to apples

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August 19, 2021

Go PACK to the Future at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Co-Located Healthcare Packaging EXPO

Sustainable packaging options for the future will also be on display both in the PACK to the Future exhibit and the Showcase of Packaging Innovations, sponsored by WestRock.

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August 9, 2021

ESG Investing: Focusing On Significant Business Sector Shifts

As governments, companies, and their stakeholders increase their engagement with (ESG)-related issues, article notes that traditional industries seem to be staging significant transformations, citing WestRock's sustainability efforts as an important example.

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August 5, 2021

Richmond area employers weighing options on policies regarding COVID19 vaccination

WestRock reinstated face-covering mandates at all facilities and office locations regardless of vaccination status, after recently updated guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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July 30, 2021

Profile: WestRock - Sustainable success in every fiber

Article profiles WestRock, calling the company "a valued partner to major organizations around the globe... a leader in the delivery of differentiated, sustainable, fiber-based packaging solutions."

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July 29, 2021

TJ Honors TWO Best Research Papers for 2020

Creasing severity and reverse-side cracking,” co-authored by Joel C. Panek, research scientist, WestRock and Swan D. Smith, R&D researcher have been selected as TAPPI Journal Best Research Paper for 2020.

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July 23, 2021

Consumers, trends impact secondary packaging

Shifts in commerce, along with shifts in consumers’ focus on factors such as product safety, sustainability and more are influencing the secondary packaging market. In addition, as technology progresses, WestRock's packaging is seizing opportunities to offer efficiency and other capabilities.

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