WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized for packaging design excellence at the 76th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. The company won 13 awards - the most of any entrant - including the Sustainability Award of the Year.
Sponsored by the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), the competition is judged by a panel of packaging experts. The awards recognize packaging that represents the best in converting excellence, innovation and sustainability that the North American folding carton industry has provided its customers over the past year.
The First Alert package produced by WestRock, which received the Sustainability Award of the Year, replaces a fully enclosed PET blister clamshell with a NatraLock® blister card, a sturdy, flexible, more sustainable alternative to traditional blister seal and clamshell applications.
“WestRock connects people to products through innovative, sustainable packaging,” said Pat Lindner, Chief Innovation Officer and President, Consumer Packaging for WestRock. “We are proud to have been honored by the Paperboard Packaging Council and even prouder of the trust our customers have placed in us. These winning designs represent the value we can provide our customers when we combine our market insights and commitment to sustainability with the design and innovation capabilities of our talented employees.”
In addition to the Sustainability Award of the Year, WestRock received two Gold and 10 Excellence awards for a variety of packaging solutions. A full list is included below:
- First Alert, Sustainability Award of the Year & Excellence Award
- Keurig 2018 Winter Holiday Collection, Gold Award
- WestRock Paper Palette, Gold Award
- Chick-fil-A Menu XL Menu Tab with Hinged Tray, Excellence Award
- Oatly Gift Pack, Excellence Award
- XOFLUZA™ Dosepak, Excellence Award
- MAYZENT® BAF312 Dosepak, Excellence Award
- Heineken/Eisenbahn EconoDozen®, Excellence Award
- Nestlé Goodnight Pillow Pack, Excellence Award
- Glad® ForceFlex® Plus with MetPet, Excellence Award
- Michelob ULTRA Beveled Corner 8-Pack, Excellence Award
- Coca-Cola Shaped Packs, Excellence Award
WestRock expands capabilities for the beauty & personal care, nutraceutical and media industries
WestRock Company is expanding its capabilities to support the beauty & personal care, nutraceutical and media industries with the acquisition of UBS Printing Group, Inc. (UBS). The acquisition further extends the company’s geographical footprint on the U.S. West Coast and will become a part of WestRock’s Multi Packaging Solutions business.
WestRock recognized for advancing the recyclability of foodservice packaging
The Sustainable Packaging Coalition has honored WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, with its Innovator Award for the company’s work in improving the recyclability of foodservice packaging. The SPC is a membership-based collaborative that believes in the power of industry to make packaging more sustainable.
WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has expanded its portfolio of automated packaging system offerings with the acquisition of Linkx Packaging Systems. Linkx specializes in automated packaging machinery ranging from single-order dispatch systems to fully integrated automation.
WestRock completes acquisition of KapStone
WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation. The acquisition also strengthens WestRock’s presence on the West Coast of the United States and broadens WestRock’s portfolio of differentiated paper and packaging solutions with the addition of attractive paper grades and distribution capabilities.
WestRock named to Fortune’s world’s most admired company list
WestRock Company announced today that it has once again been named to Fortune Magazine’s annual list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies". The survey measures nine attributes considered critical to a company’s global success, including quality of management, social responsibility, people management and global competitiveness, among others.
Definitive agreement reached for WestRock to acquire Multi Packaging Solutions for $18.00 per share
WestRock Company and Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited announced today that a definitive agreement has been reached for WestRock to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MPS for $18.00 per share in cash and the assumption of an estimated $873 million in net debt, for a total enterprise value of $2.28 billion.
WestRock and Grupo Gondi complete joint venture
It has been announced that WestRock and Grupo Gondi have completed the formation of a joint venture combining their paper and packaging operations in Mexico. The combination was recently approved by Mexico’s Antitrust Authority, the Comisión Federal de Competencia Económica (COFECE), and the companies will begin operating in Mexico as a single entity immediately.
WestRock’s Creative Studio for Fragrance and Pearl Deco Collection showcase a sampling of what is possible, pairing all the right aesthetic elements in an easy, efficient way to unlock unlimited creativity. Visit the WestRock booth at Booth RD09 to explore how you can create a customized experience for the different personalities of your brands.
MeadWestvaco Corporation, a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, has this week announced the launch of SmartFare™, a new package for chilled ready meals. SmartFare transforms the flimsy CRM tray into a premium, brandable experience, offering new product development professionals a way to drive trial, brand loyalty and repeat purchase.
- Jo Webb
- Company News
- Created 29 Oct 2019
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