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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
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
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
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.
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
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.
WestRock in the News
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.