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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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In the News
July 18, 2018
Top CEO Voorhees focuses on a WestRock 'culture,' buying KapStone, growing offshore, doubling profit
WestRock CEO Steve Voorhees is a consolidator. His company in the last three years has completed the most M&As of any in the industry. He's done this with a focus on aligning workers from different companies into one that is to be superior and more efficient than the individual ones.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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..
Product News and Awards
October 30, 2017
WestRock Wins Two Awards at This Year's Spirit of Alliance Awards
We are proud that WestRock stands out as a leader in supplier diversity
October 20, 2017
WestRock Recognized for Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council
Company Receives 13 Awards at Annual Paperboard Packaging Competition Including Prestigious Eco Award
October 3, 2017
WestRock Wins 2017 Carton Excellence Award for Innovation
WestRock CustomKote Wins 2017 Carton Excellence Award for Innovation
October 6, 2017
WestRock Brings Home Top Honors at Annual Design of the Times Awards
WestRock Merchandising Displays received 18 Design of the Times awards at this year’s P2P Expo featuring work for Disney, The Coca-Cola Company, Nintendo, Harry’s and Best Buy.
July 19, 2017
2016 Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council Annual Awards
WestRock adherence solutions bring home two top awards from annual healthcare awards show
April 13, 2017
WestRock wins 8 Outstanding Merchandising Achievement Awards
WestRock brings home Display of the Year (Semi-Permanent) along with 7 other awards for Permanent, Semi-Permanent, and Temporary merchandising displays