WestRock Completes Acquisition of Assets from Island Container and Combined Container Industries

7/18/17

NORCROSS, Ga., July 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WestRock Company (NYSE:WRK) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxes, sheets and point-of-purchase displays.

The assets acquired include a corrugator and the corrugated converting operations located in Wheatley Heights, New York, and certain related fulfillment assets located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. This acquisition will enable WestRock to integrate more than 80,000 tons of containerboard into its corrugated packaging business.

About WestRock

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

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