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October 20, 2017

WestRock Recognized For Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 13 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition Including Prestigious Eco Award

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October 6, 2017

WestRock Receives Top Design of the Times Award for Disney Rogue One Display

Company Picks up 18 Awards for Excellence in Merchandising Displays

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September 18, 2017

WestRock to Build New Corrugated Packaging Plant in Brazil

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) announced plans today to build a new corrugated box plant in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo to meet growing demand from WestRock’s regional customers in South America.

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August 3, 2017

WestRock Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results

WestRock Company ("WestRock") (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced results for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, 2017.

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August 1, 2017

WestRock Acquires Hannapak

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) today announced that it is expanding its consumer packaging portfolio with the acquisition of Hanna Group Pty Ltd (Hannapak), one of Australia’s leading providers of folding cartons to a variety of markets, including beverage, food, confectionary, and healthcare. The acquisition will build on WestRock’s established and growing packaging business in the region.

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July 18, 2017

WestRock Completes Acquisition of Assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxes, sheets and point-of-purchase displays.

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In the News

September 25, 2017

WestRock and JA of Georgia Team Up to Help Prepare Students

How can we support our schools to effectively provide students with the resources and opportunities to develop these skills so they are primed to excel in careers of today and tomorrow?

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September 23, 2017

WestRock Chattanooga recycle pickup now takes food service packaging

People are on the go more than ever, so there's going to be more food service packaging, said Rhea Hale, director of public policy for WestRock. However, research shows people tend not to dispose of the waste while they are out and about. "By adding this to the curbside system, that's our greatest chance for diverting this away from the landfill into a sustainable recycling facility."

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September 15, 2017

Flexible Beverage Packaging Solutions by WestRock

At drinktec 2017, WestRock showcased a range of scalable beverage packaging solutions which John Perkins, VP Global Systems at the company, told Packaging Europe, are designed to evolve with the consumer.

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September 16, 2017

WestRock's Chattanooga Mill Celebrates 100th Birthday

One of the South's first mills to recycle cardboard and paper marks its 100th birthday Sunday. "We were environmentally conscious 100 years ago," said Pat Cowan, general manager of the WestRock Chattanooga Mill at 701 Manufacturers Road next door to Southern Champion Tray.

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August 10, 2017

DJ VanDeusen Talks About Recycling Industry Trends

DJ explores the global fiber market, shifts in OCC supply, and what is exciting in the industry today

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July 24, 2017

WestRocks Expertise in Retail Disruption Featured in Brand Packagings July 2017 issue

Where the evolved retail experience and new-age shopper meet, product packaging must convert shoppers into stoppers and browsers into buyers.

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Product News and Awards