As compared to 2012's fourth quarter, results for 2013's fourth quarter are below:Read more
NORTHBROOK, IL, Dec. 11, 2013 (PRNewswire) -KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a two-for-one (2:1) split of the Company's common stock at today's regularly scheduled board meeting. The stock split will be structured in the form of a stock dividend.Read more
PORTLAND, OR, Dec. 5, 2013 (Press Release) - Four employees of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation received safety awards at a Western-region industry conference in Portland, Ore., on December 4.
Titled the Western Pulp, Paper & Forest Products Safety & Health Conference, it is the largest safety and health conference in the West targeted to the pulp, paper, forest workers and converting industries. The conference is now in its 23rd year.Read more
OAKLAND, Oct. 11, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -KapStone celebrated its new Aurora, IL, box plant on Oct. 8, which is the eight-year-old company's first new greenfield box making facility.
"We couldn't be in the box business without having a plant in Chicago," chmn and CEO Roger Stone toldPPI Pulp & Paper Week.
The new 192,000 ft2sheet plant has two flexo-folder-gluers, a "high tech" rotary die cutter, and a design and technical center. The plant began production last March, completing the first $8-10 million phase of the project.Read more
LONGVIEW, WA, Sept. 6, 2013 (Press Release) -KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation's mill in Longview, Wash., recently eclipsed one million safe hours worked and now has its sights set on surpassing the two million safe hours worked milestone, one day, one decision at a time.
It was the second time in as many years that the mill, one of the largest, most complex pulp and paper mills in the nation, surpassed one million safe hours worked. The mill exceeded the one million safe hours worked milestone for the second time on Aug. 14, 2013.Read more