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Press Releases

January 21, 2020

WestRock Named to FORTUNE’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, announced today that it has been named to FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. It is the fifth-consecutive year WestRock has been named to the prestigious list.

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December 17, 2019

WestRock Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results

WestRock Company today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss first quarter fiscal 2020 results, as well as other topics, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at 8:30 am ET.

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November 12, 2019

AF&PA: WestRock Wins Two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards

Company Recognized with Awards for Safety and Innovation

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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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WestRock in the News

January 21, 2020

WestRock Named to FORTUNE’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, announced today that it has been named to FORTUNE magazine's annual list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. It is the fifth-consecutive year WestRock has been named to the prestigious list.

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November 21, 2019

Advancing Sustainable Packaging Through Partnership

WestRock chief innovation officer and president, consumer packaging Pat Lindner reflects on sustainable packaging

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November 15, 2019

Packaged to sell: Checking out the latest innovations for effective retail-ready packaging

Thanks to trade shows like PACK EXPO, an increasing number of packaging machinery manufacturers are using these events as a launching pad for showcasing their latest state-of-the-art retail-ready packaging machines for the first time.

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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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