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WestRock Honored for Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 18 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including Rigid Box of the Year and Digital Application of the Year

ATLANTA, October 20, 2020 -- WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design excellence at the 77th Annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. The company won 18 awards, including two major awards: Rigid Box of the Year and Digital Application of the Year.

 

Sponsored by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) and judged by packaging experts, the awards recognize packaging that represents the best in converting excellence, innovation and sustainability that the North American folding carton industry provided its customers over the past year.

 

The Jung & Wulff Luxury Rums, Origin Series produced by WestRock received the Rigid Box of the Year award. It is a premium package that features a unique, perfectly flat fold over face panel and is designed to highlight and securely display Jung & Wulff luxury craft rums.

 

The M&M’s NFL package for the Green Bay Packers, also produced by WestRock, received the Digital Application of the Year award. A series of packages sent to stores over the 16-week NFL season, the solution featured a digitally printed interactive experience, including prior and current game statistics as well as the Packers’ record that week within the division.

 

“At WestRock, we are Connecting People to Products® through deep partnerships built to solve customer challenges,” said Patrick Lindner, chief innovation officer and president of Consumer Packaging for WestRock. “We are honored by this recognition from the Paperboard Packaging Council. These winning designs represent the value we provide our customers through innovative, differentiated packaging solutions made possible by WestRock’s talented design, commercial and operations team.”

 

In addition to the Rigid Box of the Year and Digital Application of the Year awards, WestRock received 6 Gold and 10 Excellence awards for a variety of packaging solutions. These awards are listed below:

 


 
PPC 2020 Awards winner

Jung & Wulff Luxury Rums: Origin Series

Winner: Rigid Box of the Year Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

M&M's NFL Green Bay Packaging

Winner: Digital Application of the Year Award

Winner: Gold Award in Digital Application

Gold Award Winners

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Asahi Planetarium Package

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Asahi Planetarium Package

Gold Award in Innovation

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Bio-Pak Protect

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Bio-Pak Protect

Gold Award in Sustainability

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Goose Island Gift Box

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Goose Island Gift Box

Gold Award


Kellogg's Ryan's World Package

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Kellogg's Ryan's World Package

Gold Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Old Pulteney

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Old Pulteney

Gold Award


Excellence Award Winners

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Bud Light St. Louis Blues

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Bud Light St. Louis Blues

Excellence Award in Innovation

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Chandon Champagne

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Chandon Champagne

Excellence Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Chestnut Farms Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Chestnut Farms Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

Excellence Award

Clorox Glad Febreze Trash Bags

Clorox Glad Febreze Trash Bags

Excellence Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Jiajun Retail Ready Juice Pack

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Jiajun Retail Ready Juice Pack

Excellence Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Manny's Pale Ale Art Pack

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Manny's Pale Ale Art Pack

Excellence Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Mill Street Flip Grip DuoWing

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Mill Street Flip Grip DuoWing

Excellence Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Sally Hansen Pride Collection

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Sally Hansen Pride Collection

Excellence Award

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Titan Farms 4 Count Peach Carrier

PPC 2020 Awards winner

Titan Farms 4 Count Peach Carrier

Excellence Award in Sustainability

Voltaren

Voltaren

Excellence Award

About WestRock

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

 

CONTACT: 

 

Media: 

Courtney James, 470-328-6397

Manager, Corporate Communications

mediainquiries@westrock.com