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February 18, 2020

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 the Bank of America 2020 Global Agriculture and Materials Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL on Feb. 26, 2020.

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January 31, 2020

WestRock Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.465 Per Share

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) today reported that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.465 per share on its common stock.

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January 31, 2020

WestRock Announces Election of Suzan Harrison to Board of Directors

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced that Suzan F. Harrison, former president of Global Oral Care for Colgate-Palmolive Company, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors.

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January 30, 2020

WestRock Reports Fiscal 2020 First Quarter Results

WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK), a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, today announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended December 31, 2019.

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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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March 2, 2020

WestRock to Showcase E-Commerce Packaging, Automation Solutions

WestRock will demonstrate how customers can increase efficiency and achieve their sustainability goals with performance-matched e-commerce packaging and automation solutions.

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March 2, 2020

European Paper-Packaging Converters Form New Alliance; EPPA To Promote Food Safety, Circular-Economy Solutions

Leading manufacturers of paper and fiber-based food and foodservice packaging met in Munich, Germany, to launch the European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA), co-founded by Huhtamaki and Seda International. WestRock is a founding member of the alliance.

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February 17, 2020

Success leads to Platinum status for KUKA system partner

Having delivered a significant increase in the number of KUKA robots that it has integrated into industrial operating systems over the last 12 months, WestRock Automated Packaging Systems has been newly recognised as one of KUKA’s Platinum System Partners.

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February 14, 2020

Challenger Brands: Bridging Ecommerce and Retail

Many challenger brands are beginning to expand into brick-and-mortar retail — and retailers are welcoming them.

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February 4, 2020

Schlafly Brewery to implement new ‘can collars’ from recycled materials

A sustainable solution might just give a market edge to one local brewery.

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January 30, 2020

MAN VERSUS MACHINE: Options in the World of End-of-Line Packaging

Craft breweries and distilleries that make the change from manual to automatic or, in some cases, combine the best of both worlds, have a universal goal: to produce an attractively packaged and cost-effective end product that draws in consumers and keeps them coming back.

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