WestRock Paper & Packaging LLC

WestRock Paper & Packaging LLC

WestRock Paper & Packaging LLC

Overview
Date Founded

2005

Headquarters

1101 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 300, Northbrook, IL, 60062, USA

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

6,400

Industries

Paper Products

Company Description

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was formed in April 2005 to effect a business combination with a suitable operating business in the paper, packaging, forest products and related industries. On January 2, 2007, KapStone purchased the Kraft Papers Business of International Paper Company. The business consisted of an unbleached Kraft paper manufacturing facility in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina and Ride Rite.® Converting an inflatable dunnage bag manufacturer located in Fordyce, Arkansas with aggregate 2005 revenues of approximately $223 million. On July 1, 2008, KapStone purchased the Charleston Kraft Business from MeadWestvaco, which consists of a large paper mill in Charleston, SC; an on-site cogeneration facility; a lumber mill in Summerville, SC; and five chip mills. The acquisition effectively tripled the size of KapStone, while adding two paper grades to its product portfolio, saturating kraft, and kraftpak.® Effective March 31, 2009 KapStone has sold its Ride Rite division to Illinois Tool Works Inc. On October 31st, 2011 KapStone acquired U.S .Corrugated Inc., the leading independent corrugated packaging producer in the United States, consisting of a recycled paper mill in Cowpens, SC and 14 box and corrugated sheet plants. KapStone Paper’s common stock trades on NYSE under the symbol KS.

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Executives & Employees

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Vice President & General Manager of the Corrugated Container System

Co-Founder

Chief Executive Officer

General Manager

General Manager Sales

Account Executive

Account Executive

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Recent Transactions
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WRKCo, Inc. purchases WestRock Paper & Packaging LLC

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WRKCo, Inc. purchases KapStone Container Corp /Corrugated Converting Facilities (5) from WestRock Paper & Packaging LLC

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WestRock Paper & Packaging LLC purchases Associated Packaging, Inc. - South Carilona

Transaction Advisors
Legal Advisor

Advised onWRKCo, Inc. purchases WestRock Paper & Packaging LLC

Lender

Advised onWestRock Paper & Packaging LLC purchases Longview Fibre Paper & Packaging, Inc. from Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

Lender

Advised onWestRock Paper & Packaging LLC purchases Longview Fibre Paper & Packaging, Inc. from Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

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Investment Advisor

Advised onWestRock Paper & Packaging LLC purchases Longview Fibre Paper & Packaging, Inc. from Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

Lender

Advised onWestRock Paper & Packaging LLC purchases Longview Fibre Paper & Packaging, Inc. from Brookfield Asset Management, Inc.

Advisors & Consultants
Consultant

Chief Financial Officer & Director at Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II

Key Stats and Financials As of
Market Capitalization
$3.43B
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$100 +
2019
$1,000 - $4,999
2017
Awards & Honors
Rank #774
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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