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September 18, 2018
WestRock Provides Update Following Hurricane Florence
We are pleased that we have had no reported employee injuries and do not believe we have suffered any material physical damage to our facilities during the recent storm.
September 12, 2018
WestRock Cancels Participation in Credit Suisse Investor Conference Due to Hurricane Florence
Due to the expected landfall of Hurricane Florence, WestRock is cancelling its participation in the Credit Suisse 31st Basic Materials Conference.
September 4, 2018
WestRock Completes Acquisition of Schlüter Print Pharma Packaging
WestRock Company today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Schlüter Print Pharma Packaging.
August 8, 2018
WestRock to Acquire Schlüter Print Pharma Packaging
Schlüter will become part of WestRock’s Multi Packaging Solutions business.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Product News and Awards
October 30, 2017
WestRock Wins Two Awards at This Year's Spirit of Alliance Awards
We are proud that WestRock stands out as a leader in supplier diversity
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
October 3, 2017
WestRock Wins 2017 Carton Excellence Award for Innovation
WestRock CustomKote Wins 2017 Carton Excellence Award for Innovation
October 6, 2017
WestRock Brings Home Top Honors at Annual Design of the Times Awards
WestRock Merchandising Displays received 18 Design of the Times awards at this year’s P2P Expo featuring work for Disney, The Coca-Cola Company, Nintendo, Harry’s and Best Buy.
July 19, 2017
2016 Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council Annual Awards
WestRock adherence solutions bring home two top awards from annual healthcare awards show
April 13, 2017
WestRock wins 8 Outstanding Merchandising Achievement Awards
WestRock brings home Display of the Year (Semi-Permanent) along with 7 other awards for Permanent, Semi-Permanent, and Temporary merchandising displays