Partnering for Breakthrough Ideas
WestRock provides innovative packaging solutions that help our customers achieve their sustainability goals and win in the market. We combine deep expertise with an entrepreneurial mindset marked by fresh thinking and an appetite for risk. We’re embedding innovation throughout our enterprise, from our leadership agenda to funding for breakthrough initiatives, as we strive to be our customers’ preferred partner for all packaging-related challenges.
Cornerstones of Innovation
Digitization of Packaging
Machinery & Automation
The Impact of Innovation
Customer Sustainability Partnerships
As a leading provider of fiber-based packaging, we’re uniquely positioned to help our customers make progress toward their packaging-related sustainability goals while winning in the marketplace. Our partnerships replace plastic with fiber-based packaging solutions, drive more efficient use of materials through automation and design, help reduce the carbon footprint of customers’ packaging and increase the recyclability of common packaging formats.
Swiss Chalet: More Sustainable Takeout Containers
Goal: Replace rigid plastic takeout containers with a fiber-based solution.
Innovation: New renewable option using uncoated paperboard and EnShield® Natural Kraft (ENK).
Results: Design was awarded the PAC Global Award for Sustainable Design during the Inclusive Opportunities & Universal Design Summit in February 2022.
Niagara Orchard and Vineyard Corp.: Recyclable Containers for Grapes and Plums
Goal: Eliminate use of plastic clamshell containers in packaging grapes and plums.
Innovation: WestRock’s EverGrow® Collection, including baskets, carriers, punnets and tills made with responsibly sourced wood fiber.
Results: A recyclable packaging solution with the strength, durability and dependability to ensure consumers receive a fresh-looking product.