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WestRock in the News

November 14, 2019

The Transformation of Food Service Packaging

Digital technology makes its way into the food service experience.

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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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