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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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In the News

June 20, 2018

Steve Voorhees, CEO of WestRock, Named RISI North American CEO of the Year

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, announced that Steve Voorhees, chief executive officer of WestRock, has been named the 2018 North American CEO of the Year.

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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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