RockTenn Realigns Operations, Creates Two Well-coordinated Business Units

The organizational structure creates two well-coordinated business units: Paper Solutions and Packaging Solutions

April 16, 2014 - RockTenn today announced that it is realigning its operations to serve customers better and to simplify its business.

"This realignment will help customers more easily access our full line of products and services, simplify our operations and build on the company's exceptional capabilities to serve customers," said Steve Voorhees, RockTenn's Chief Executive Officer.

The organizational structure creates two well-coordinated business units:

  • Paper Solutions, led by Jim Porter as President, Paper Solutions
  • Packaging Solutions, led by Mike Kiepura as President, Packaging Solutions

Paper Solutions
RockTenn's Paper Solutions business unit encompasses operations of all 24 paper mills including 9.3 million tons of containerboard and paperboard production capacity, sales of containerboard, paperboard and pulp, and a 7 million ton recycling business.

Packaging Solutions
The Packaging Solutions business ships 100 billion square feet of packaging from more than 150 corrugated packaging, folding carton, partition and merchandising display facilities. Customers' needs will be served through the creativity of more than 350 designers coupled with the production expertise of our manufacturing co-workers and the technical capabilities of packaging team members from across the company.

RockTenn is one of North America's leading integrated manufacturers of packaging solutions, containerboard and paperboard. The company operates locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and China. To learn more, please visit

SOURCE: RockTenn