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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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January 17, 2018

WestRock Names James Armstrong Vice President – Investor Relations

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) has named James Armstrong vice president – Investor Relations. Armstrong brings more than 12 years of experience in investment analysis on both the sell and buy sides, specializing in the paper and packaging industry.

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January 8, 2018

WestRock Completes Acquisition of Plymouth Packaging

This acquisition represents WestRock’s entry into the growing on-demand corrugated packaging market that serves many e-commerce and other custom-packaging applications.

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December 12, 2017

WestRock Announces Agreements to Acquire Plymouth Packaging

WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Plymouth Packaging, Inc, a corrugated packaging company.

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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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February 27, 2018

WestRock’s CanCollar, a paper-based multipack solution for your canned beer

CanCollar is cool. It’s also perfect for craft breweries who want to embrace better environmental stewardship. WestRock’s CanCollar is a durable, environmentally friendly, paperboard-based multi-pack solution for cans. The CanCollar is made from 86 percent renewable fiber and up to 15 percent recycled content.

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January 29, 2018

A Longtime WestRock Bull Cheers Its $4.9 Billion Takeover Of KapStone Paper

KapStone's corrugated packaging operations will enhance WestRock's North American operation and give new options for customers. It also is a player in heavyweight kraft products, where WestRock has no toehold. The move furthermore increases WestRock's mix of virgin fiber-based paper by 3 million tons of paper.

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