Smurfit-Kappa & WestRock to Combine…Again?
On September 12 2023, Smurfit-Kappa announced the terms to achieve a combination with WestRock.
Freedonia analysts saw this as a good time to look back on the history and general evolution of these two firms. Like with many packaging companies in existence today, they have seen a lot of changes to become the companies that exist today.
In fact, these two firms have a shared history.
The chart below highlights major changes to the two companies’ paper operations.