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WestRock Moves Supply Chain to Atlanta

Monday, July 15, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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Sixteen management positions were cut from the former KapStone pulp and paper mill this month as the local plant began its “integration” with its new owner.

WestRock Co. bought the KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. mill in November in a $4.8 billion deal. The merger made Atlanta-based WestRock one of the largest producers of paper and packaging products in the nation and gave it immediate access to west coast and Asia markets.

The acquisition made the Longview mill the largest in the WestRock system.

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