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December 2, 2022

WestRock Acquisition of Grupo Gondi Complete

WestRock today announced it has completed the acquisition of the remaining interest in Grupo Gondi for $970 million plus the assumption of debt.

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October 28, 2022

WestRock Acknowledged for Innovative Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council 2022

WestRock earned six awards for packaging design excellence during the 79th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, sponsored by the Paperboard Packaging Council and held October 26 in Austin, Texas.

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October 24, 2022

WestRock Showcases Automated Packaging Machinery at Pack Expo International 2022

WestRock is showcasing four packaging machines alongside its sustainable packaging solutions at this year’s PACK EXPO® International trade show.

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September 19, 2022

HP PageWide Digital Press to Expand WestRock Printing Capabilities

WestRock has acquired an HP PageWide T1190 Press to complement and expand its portfolio of unmatched corrugated printing capabilities.

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September 12, 2022

CanCollar X Newest Solution Automated by Patented CanCollar Fortuna Platform

The recent USPTO grant of a patent to WestRock expands the range and sustainable impact of the company’s intellectual property ownership within the beverage packaging machinery category.

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September 6, 2022

WestRock to Unveil New Sustainable Packaging Solutions at drinktec 2022

WestRock, a leading provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions, will unveil new innovative products at drinktec

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June 8, 2022

Can You Recycle Pizza Boxes? The Answer Might Surprise You

WestRock's study found that the strength of the recycled material degrades when the cardboard is 20% grease by weight. They partnered with Domino's to make the process easy for everyone: Go to their website and plug in your ZIP code, and the site will tell you if your local recycling center accepts pizza boxes.

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June 7, 2022

Produce Packaging Ripe for Innovation

Produce companies partner with WestRock’s EverGrow Fiber-Based Produce Packaging Collection, specifically its auto-erect carriers made of 24-pt coated natural kraft for plums, pears, nectarines, peaches, and grapes.

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May 12, 2022

WestRock Publishes 2021 Sustainability Report and Announces Validated Science-Based Target for Greenhouse Gas Reductions

(Press release) WestRock announced the publication of WestRock’s 2021 Sustainability Report, detailing the comprehensive efforts the company is making for, and with, customers to imagine and deliver on the promise of a sustainable future.

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April 25, 2022

State Farm Arena becomes worlds first sports and entertainment venue to receive

WestRock and other businesses were integral in helping State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, earn the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Platinum certification from the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the world's leading sustainability and health certification and credentialing body.

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April 20, 2022

ITW ShineMark and WestRock partner to eliminate cold foil waste

Foils manufacturer ITW ShineMark collaborated with WestRock on a program in Europe to eliminate plastic waste – not only from consumer packaging but also from the production process involved in cold foil application.

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April 7, 2022

Chemistry, Materials & Packaging From Seed to Recycling Center:How Companies Can Enable a Circular Economy at Every Step

WestRock discusses how companies can think about participating at individual or multiple points in the circular cycle.

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