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Major packaging consumers transition to paperboard

Major customers are moving away from plastic packaging and toward paperboard, WestRock CEO Steve Voorhees said this week during the company’s fiscal third quarter earnings conference. WestRock’s fiscal third quarter… Thank you for checking us…


Covid-19 has caused unprecedented impact, WestRock says

By Ken McEntee The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented volatility in global markets, but WestRock remains well-positioned with the right strategy to succeed and create value for its stakeholders, company… Thank you for checking us…


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Leone elected president of PSI

Linda Leone, of WestRock, Dunkirk, N.Y., was elected president of the Paper Stock Industries (PSI) Chapter of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) for the 2020-2022 term at the… Thank you for checking us…


WestRock expects stable OCC market

Old corrugated container (OCC) prices are projected to remain at present levels through spring, with a modest increase during the summer or fall 2020, according to a WestRock executive. Ward… Thank you for checking us…



Justice Department clears WestRock-KapStone deal

The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared WestRock Co.’s acquisition of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. through Whiskey Holdco Inc., the companies announced. As this was the last antitrust approval… Thank you for checking us…



Wyden calls for WestRock investigation

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) has called on the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate reports that WestRock Co., mandated that buyers of its Newberg, Ore.… Thank you for checking us…


WestRock projects decline in OCC prices

By Ken McEntee WestRock anticipates recycled fiber prices to drop during the third quarter relative to July levels, executives said during the company’s second quarter earnings call. “Recycled fiber costs… Thank you for checking us…