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January 23, 2024

WestRock to build new corrugated box plant in Wisconsin

New state-of-the-art facility will enhance ability to meet growing demand and better serve customers in Great Lakes region

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December 5, 2023

WestRock earns top mark on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s assessment of LGBTQ+ workplace equality

WestRock received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual assessment of LGBTQ+ workplace equality for the third consecutive year

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November 30, 2023

Local Coca-Cola bottler to replace 200,000 pounds of plastic a year with WestRock paper packaging solution

Liberty Coca-Cola Beverages partners with WestRock to replace plastic multipack rings with paper packaging

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November 27, 2023

WestRock to showcase PETCollar range at BrauBeviale

WestRock, a leading provider of sustainable paper and packaging solutions, will showcase its expanding range of PETCollar™ solutions at renowned beverage industry exhibition BrauBeviale between 28 and 30 November in Nuremberg, Germany.

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November 1, 2023

WestRock earns top award at 80th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition

PPC recognizes WestRock with 10 awards for packaging excellence and innovation, including Package of the Year and Innovation of the Year

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June 16, 2023

WestRock Leader Honored with Industry Award for Safety

The Pulp and Paper Safety Association (PPSA) honored Tom Stigers, WestRock’s president of mill operations, with the prestigious Executive Eagle award in a ceremony held this week.

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June 18, 2023

How RFID Eases the Burden on the Greenhouse Workforce and Budget

To track crops throughout the greenhouse and prior to shipping, growers are turning to radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. Chris Kirk, Director of Digital Strategy for WestRock, provides his expertise on the RFID technology.

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February 27, 2023

Arbor Day Foundation and Trees Atlanta Bring Together Corporate, Local Resources for Planting Event

A tree planting event was held to honor John Lewis’ legacy and add to the flowering forest that is growing in his memory in Atlanta, Georgia. Trees Atlanta, along with other Atlanta-based organizations, hosted the annual community planting event with support from the Arbor Day Foundation and its corporate partners WestRock, International Paper, and UPS.

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January 18, 2023

At WestRock, Innovation Unites Growth Strategy with Sustainability

WestRock head of strategy and sustainability Alpa Sutaria seeks growth opportunities by partnering with customers on new products that drive their market and sustainability goals

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June 7, 2022

Produce Packaging Ripe for Innovation

Produce companies partner with WestRock’s EverGrow Fiber-Based Produce Packaging Collection, specifically its auto-erect carriers made of 24-pt coated natural kraft for plums, pears, nectarines, peaches, and grapes.

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April 25, 2022

State Farm Arena becomes worlds first sports and entertainment venue to receive

WestRock and other businesses were integral in helping State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, earn the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Platinum certification from the Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the world's leading sustainability and health certification and credentialing body.

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April 20, 2022

ITW ShineMark and WestRock partner to eliminate cold foil waste

Foils manufacturer ITW ShineMark collaborated with WestRock on a program in Europe to eliminate plastic waste – not only from consumer packaging but also from the production process involved in cold foil application.

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