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March 7, 2019
WestRock Expands Portfolio of Automated Packaging Systems
ATLANTA (March 7, 2019) – WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has expanded its portfolio of automated packaging system offerings with the acquisition of Linkx Packaging Systems.
February 28, 2019
WestRock Named One of 12 Winners of NextGen Cup Challenge
WestRock (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, announced today that its prototype of a recyclable fiber-based cup for hot and cold applications was named one of 12 winners of the NextGen Cup Challenge.
February 26, 2019
WestRock Announces Jeff Chalovich as Chief Commercial Officer; Pete Durette to Lead Container Business in Corrugated Packaging
“WestRock is unique in our ability to partner with our customers and provide solutions across our corrugated and consumer businesses and distribution offerings that solve their most critical marketplace challenges,” said Steve Voorhees, WestRock chief executive officer.
February 19, 2019
WestRock Announces Consumer Packaging President, Bob Feeser, to Retire; Pat Lindner Appointed New Consumer Packaging President
WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today announced Robert (Bob) Feeser, president of Consumer Packaging, will retire from the company, effective April 30, 2019 and that Patrick (Pat) Lindner has been appointed the new president of Consumer Packaging.
February 14, 2019
WestRock Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference
WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced its participation in an upcoming investor conference.
February 11, 2019
WestRock Announces Extension of Exchange Offers...
for its 3.000% Senior Notes due 2024, 3.750% Senior Notes due 2025, 4.650% Senior Notes due 2026, 3.375% Senior Notes due 2027, 4.000% Senior Notes due 2028 and 4.900% Senior Notes due 2029
In the News
January 21, 2019
Report: Innovative new e-commerce at PACK EXPO
Packaging World recaps packaging innovations from PackExpo 2018, including WestRock's newest Meta e systems designed for e-commerce solutions.
December 14, 2018
Packaging Strategies: Ice Cooler Pack Keeps Beverages Cold
WestRock recently partnered with Asahi to create The Asahi Super Dry Ice Cooler Pack, a collapsible beverage pack that doubles as a cooler. The carton’s interior has a special coating that allows consumers to add ice to the cooler and enjoy cold beverages without fear of leaking.
November 30, 2018
Yes, live Christmas trees are fine. Yes, you must recycle them.
WestRock partners with local litter prevention organizations for one of the country’s best Christmas tree recycling program
November 27, 2018
packagePRINTING: Staying Ahead of the Curve in Changing Times
While consumers continue to expect more from their packaging, it’s more important now than ever for package printers and converters to keep up with, and respond to, these preferences in other to build trust and loyalty. WestRock’s 2018 Packaging Matters study uncovers some of the most important packaging attributes to consumers.
November 28, 2018
Shopper Marketing Magazine: Retailers Must Suit Their Customers’ Preferences
To be successful in brick-and-mortar retail, retailers must find ways to meet consumers where they are through tempting engagement, customization and differentiation. Leon Nicholas, vice president of retail insights and solutions at WestRock, explains how to be successful in these key areas.
November 26, 2018
Fast Company: Starbucks recycled 25 million old paper coffee cups into new cups
WestRock worked with Starbucks and two other partners to prove that paper cups can be recycled despite their poly-coated liner, a popular misconception.
Product News and Awards
November 6, 2018
WestRock Honored With 12 Awards for Design Excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council
WestRock earned four gold and seven excellence awards for a variety of packaging solutions
October 5, 2018
WestRock Honored with 31 Design of the Times Awards for Excellence in Merchandising Displays
Among the awards include a platinum award for Harry’s Dude and Dog endcap.
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.