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Press Releases

November 8, 2019

WestRock Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

WestRock Company today announced its participation in the following upcoming investor conference: Stephens 2019 Nashville Investment Conference in Nashville, TN.

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November 7, 2019

WestRock Reports Fiscal 2019 Fourth Quarter Results

WestRock Company today announced results for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.

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November 7, 2019

WestRock Increases Dividend 2.2% to New Annualized Rate of $1.86 Per Share

WestRock Company today reported that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.465 per share on its common stock, an increase of $0.01 per share from its previous dividend rate.

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October 29, 2019

WestRock Honored for Packaging Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council

Company Receives 13 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, Including the Sustainability Award of the Year

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October 17, 2019

WestRock Names Pat Lindner Chief Innovation Officer

WestRock Company today announced that Pat Lindner, president, Consumer Packaging, has been named chief innovation officer in addition to his leadership role of the Company’s Consumer Packaging segment

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September 26, 2019

WestRock Announces Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Full Year Fiscal 2019 Results

WestRock Company today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year fiscal 2019 results and other topics on Thursday, November 7, at 8:30 am ET.

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WestRock in the News

November 13, 2019

WestRock Wins Two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized WestRock with two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards. This is the fifth consecutive year AF&PA has honored WestRock for their sustainability advancements.

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November 12, 2019

KFC Takes Top Honor, Wins Foodservice Package of the Year Award

The Foodservice Packaging Institute and QSR magazine’s 2019 Foodservice Packaging Awards competition named KFC the winner of the Package of the Year honor for its Cinnabon® Dessert Biscuits packaging, manufactured by WestRock.

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November 4, 2019

Is Your Portfolio Prepared for Single-Use Plastic Bans?

Cities and countries around the globe are outlawing wasteful plastic products and promising to hold manufacturers accountable. WestRock is eagerly partnering with customers to innovate new, eco-friendly solutions.

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October 31, 2019

76th Annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition

WestRock received 13 awards at annual Paperboard Packaging Competition, including the Sustainability Award of the year

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October 17, 2019

WestRock Names Pat Lindner Chief Innovation Officer

WestRock Company today announced that Pat Lindner, president, Consumer Packaging, has been named chief innovation officer in addition to his leadership role of the Company's Consumer Packaging segment.

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October 11, 2019

American Consumers Might Save Paper Recycling

Companies are beginning to realize there’s more to lose from offending consumers who are aware of how cheap plastic products feed global warming, choke oceans, kill wildlife and—more slowly—threaten us. This is especially the case when it comes to packaging.

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