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August 8, 2018

WestRock to Acquire Schlüter Print Pharma Packaging

Schlüter will become part of WestRock’s Multi Packaging Solutions business.

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July 27, 2018

WestRock Appoints Colleen F. Arnold as Director

“I am honored to be joining the Board of WestRock,” said Ms. Arnold. “I look forward to working with John, Steve and the Board on the continuing growth and success of WestRock in the global market.”

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June 28, 2018

WestRock Announces Sale of Cabin Bluff Property to The Nature Conservancy

Consisting of 11,172 acres of upland longleaf forests, marshes, forested hammocks and wildlife, the property is positioned across the intracoastal waterway from Cumberland Island National Seashore in Georgia.

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February 23, 2018

WestRock Chairman John Luke Named 2018 Outstanding Director

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) Chairman John A. Luke, Jr. has been named Outstanding Director of the Year by the Financial Times Outstanding Directors Exchange (FT-ODX).

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January 29, 2018

WestRock Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire KapStone

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) (“WestRock”) and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) (“KapStone”) announced today the signing of a definitive agreement, pursuant to which WestRock will acquire all of the outstanding shares of KapStone.

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January 19, 2018

WestRock Named to Fortunes List of Worlds Most Admired Companies 2018

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) announced today that it has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s annual list of World’s Most Admired Companies for the third consecutive year.

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In the News

July 18, 2018

Top CEO Voorhees focuses on a WestRock 'culture,' buying KapStone, growing offshore, doubling profit

WestRock CEO Steve Voorhees is a consolidator. His company in the last three years has completed the most M&As of any in the industry. He's done this with a focus on aligning workers from different companies into one that is to be superior and more efficient than the individual ones.

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June 20, 2018

Steve Voorhees, CEO of WestRock, Named RISI North American CEO of the Year

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced that Steve Voorhees, chief executive officer of WestRock, has been named the 2018 North American CEO of the Year.

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WestRock Reports Strong Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced results for its fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2018.

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March 28, 2018

WestRock Creates Cradle to Cradle Certified Beverage Packaging

The company received Cradle to Cradle Bronze certification for the Kronenbourg 1664 6-Pack Carton, made from the company’s Carrier Kote® Coated Natural Kraft® paperboard.

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March 28, 2018

How to Serve Up Packaging That’s a Natural Fit for Millennials

Four in five millennials say they would be more likely to purchase from a company that supports a cause they care about, and 72 percent say they spend more money on brands that demonstrate social and environmental stewardship. So, what does this mean for the foodservice industry?

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March 5, 2018

WestRock Renews Commitment to The Recycling Partnership

WestRock, a leading providing of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has renewed its membership with The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that leverages corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the U.S..

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Product News and Awards