RICHMOND, VA, May 22, 2015 (Press Release) - MeadWestvacoCorporation ("MWV") and Rock-Tenn Company ("RockTenn") each announced a date for special meetings of their respective shareholders or stockholders to approve the previously announced combination of the two packaging companies. Subject to these approvals and certain regulatory approvals, the merger is currently expected to close on July 1, 2015, at which point MWV and RockTenn will become subsidiaries of WestRock Company, which will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WRK.Read more
Fisher is currently a junior at Western Michigan University. He is pursuign a dual degree in both paper and chemical engineering with a focus on energy management.Read more
The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) announced today that it is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2015 and is launching a fully redesigned web site as a way to mark the occasion. The RPA-100% was founded 20 years ago with one clear-cut goal: promoting the positive attributes of 100% recycled paperboard among consumer product goods companies and consumers.Read more
MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) and Rock-Tenn Company (RockTenn) announced the executive leadership team for the combined company following the completion of the transaction. As previously announced, Steve Voorhees will serve as the new company's chief executive officer and John Luke will be non-executive chairman of the board.Read more
The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) announced today that 2014 was a banner year; they closed out 2014 with the vast majority of capacity in North America covered by its certification program. Members of the Alliance represent nearly 80% of North America's coated 100% recycled paperboard (CRB) capacity.
In 2014, the first year of the new certified CRB program, the RPA-100% added more than 20 consumer brand companies that have pledged to use only certified 100% recycled paperboard and to display the new certified trademarked symbol.Read more
A group of established TAPPI members reviewed the nomination forms and collaborated on selecting the winning individuals.
The Top 20 Young Professionals Under 30:Read more
RockTenn today reported earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2015 of $0.88 per diluted share and adjusted earnings of $0.96 per diluted share.
Chief Executive Officer's StatementRead more