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In the News

September 14, 2018

Blister Packs Prompt Compliance, Win Top HCPC Honors—Part I of II

Compliance packaging, often involving blister cards with oral doses in individual compartments, is a vital part of both physician’s samples and of “calendarized” dosages that require a certain sequence of pill-taking over a week or month. The Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council (HCPC), an industry group, gives an annual award for the Compliance Package of the Year, and each of this year’s shared winners, as well as the first and second runner-up, rely on WestRock’s patented DosePak technology.

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September 10, 2018

Packaging Insights: Healthcare Packaging: Innovating for a Patient-Centric Market

Due to a changing pharmaceutical model and pending US legislation requiring drug manufacturers to package opioids using child-resistant/senior-friendly (CR/SF) blister packaging, adherence packaging in the healthcare industry is more important now than ever. Read about WestRock’s innovative healthcare packaging solutions that do more than simply secure medicine.

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September 10, 2018

Converting Today: WestRock Extends Connected Packaging Suite With A+Be Partnership

WestRock has extended its Connected Packaging suite through a strategic partnership between its Multi-Packaging Solutions business and A+Be, a spin-off technology business of the Stevanato Group. Without changing existing packaging or artwork, A+Be’s technology allows consumers to interact with a brand by simply scanning an activated product using a mobile device.

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August 29, 2018

PMQ: How Independent Pizzerias Can Design a Moneymaking Pizza Box

It is more important than ever for brands to unlock all the capabilities of the pizza box. It is no longer just a corrugated container for delivering pizza: it is the main medium for communicating their story to customers, many of whom may never step foot in the shop. In this editorial, WestRock explains how independent pizzerias can use their pizza boxes to tell their brand's story, offer value to customers and build a lasting relationship.

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August 28, 2018

Drug Store News: WestRock’s Nicholas Discusses Giving the Shelf Life

Packaging and displays are growing in their importance as it gets harder to capture the shopper’s attention in-store, according to Leon Nicholas, vice president of retail insights and solutions at WestRock. Drug Store News caught up with Nicholas to hear how the provider of paper and packaging solutions — whose offerings include merchandising displays for consumer and corrugated packaging markets — helps its customers win in the marketplace.

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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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Product News and Awards