WestRock is an American corrugated packaging company. It was formed in July 2015 after the merger of MeadWestvaco and RockTenn. WestRock is the 2nd largest American packaging company. It is one of the world's largest paper and packaging companies with US$15 billion in annual revenue and 42,000 employees in 30 countries. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, consolidating offices from Norcross, Georgia and Richmond, Virginia.
MeadWestvaco stockholders received 0.78 shares of the combined company. Rock-Tenn stockholders chose either one share of the combined company or a specific cash amount for each of their shares.
In October 2015, WestRock purchased SP Fiber Holdings, Inc.
In January 2016, the company acquired Cenveo Packaging for $105 million which manufactures folded cartons and litho-laminated display packaging like MiraFoil, coil foil, and low migration ink systems.
In March 2017 WestRock purchased Star Pizza box, largest US manufacturer and distributor of pizza boxes.
In April 2017, WestRock completed the sale of its dispensing systems operations for $1.025 billion to Silgan Holdings.
In June 2017, the company acquired Multi Packaging Solutions International for an enterprise value of $2.28 billion. MPS has 59 locations across North America, Europe, and Asia and will enhance Westrock's print, graphics, and design capabilities for more penetration in spirits, confectionery, beauty and cosmetics packaging.
Highest paying job titles at WestRock include Maintenance Manager, Sales Representative, and Senior Financial Analyst