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WestRock in the News

November 21, 2019

Advancing Sustainable Packaging Through Partnership

WestRock chief innovation officer and president, consumer packaging Pat Lindner reflects on sustainable packaging

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November 15, 2019

Packaged to sell: Checking out the latest innovations for effective retail-ready packaging

Thanks to trade shows like PACK EXPO, an increasing number of packaging machinery manufacturers are using these events as a launching pad for showcasing their latest state-of-the-art retail-ready packaging machines for the first time.

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November 14, 2019

The Transformation of Food Service Packaging

Digital technology makes its way into the food service experience.

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November 13, 2019

WestRock Wins Two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) recognized WestRock with two 2019 AF&PA Sustainability Awards. This is the fifth consecutive year AF&PA has honored WestRock for their sustainability advancements.

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November 12, 2019

KFC Takes Top Honor, Wins Foodservice Package of the Year Award

The Foodservice Packaging Institute and QSR magazine’s 2019 Foodservice Packaging Awards competition named KFC the winner of the Package of the Year honor for its Cinnabon® Dessert Biscuits packaging, manufactured by WestRock.

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November 4, 2019

Is Your Portfolio Prepared for Single-Use Plastic Bans?

Cities and countries around the globe are outlawing wasteful plastic products and promising to hold manufacturers accountable. WestRock is eagerly partnering with customers to innovate new, eco-friendly solutions.

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