Company wins 19 awards, including the distinguished Creative Award
WestRock Company, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, received 19 awards at this year’s Outstanding Merchandising Achievement (OMA) Awards – the most of any entrant – including the distinguished Creative Award.
The OMAs celebrate merchandising and design excellence in the retail space. They are presented by SHOP! Association, a global non-profit trade association dedicated to enhancing retail environments and experiences.
WestRock won the distinguished Creative Award for a permanent display for a large personal care consumer goods company that was launching a new shaving product designed specifically for women. The WestRock-designed display reinforced the company’s brand messaging with elements of playfulness and humor.
“As consumer shopping preferences evolve and the retail environment becomes more competitive, retailers need to find more ways to engage shoppers and convert them to buyers,” said Rick Parris, senior vice president, Merchandising Displays at WestRock. “WestRock’s retail expertise across a variety of channels and in numerous industries allows us to leverage our scale and drive differentiated value for our customers. Congratulations to our talented Merchandising Displays team for creating innovative displays that help connect people to products.”
In addition to the Creative Award, WestRock earned two Gold Awards, three Silver Awards and 13 Bronze Awards.
Award highlights include:
SmileDirectClub™ In-line Portfolio Display @ Walmart
GOLD – Healthcare, Permanent
Native Bathtub Endcap for Proctor & Gamble
SILVER - Mass Merchandise, Semi-Permanent
Colgate® Target Optic White® Advanced Endcap for Colgate-Palmolive
BRONZE – Hair Care and Skin Care, Temporary
WestRock, a leading provider of merchandising displays in North America, offers differentiated in-store solutions that optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of top retailers and brand marketers promotional supply chains.
The display WestRock designed for Colgate® Target Optic White® Advanced won a bronze 2020 Outstanding Merchandising Achievement award. (Photo: Business Wire)
WestRock honored for packaging design excellence by Paperboard Packaging Council
WestRock has been 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.
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.
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- Jo Webb
- Company News
- Created 29 Jun 2020
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