Greif

Greif is a manufacturer and supplier of packaging products such as drums, containers and paperboards for pharmaceutical, mining and chemical sectors. Read more

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Greif

Greif is a manufacturer and supplier of packaging products such as drums, containers and paperboards for pharmaceutical, mining and chemical sectors. Read more

Peter G. Watson's photo - President & CEO of Greif

President & CEO

Peter G. Watson

CEO Approval Rating

89/100

Founded:

1877

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNYSEGEF

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Berry is one of Greif's top rivals. Berry 's headquarters is in Evansville, Indiana, and was founded in 1967. Like Greif, Berry also competes in the Containers & Packaging industry. Berry generates 273% of Greif's revenue.

WestRock has been one of Greif's top competitors. WestRock was founded in 1953 in Atlanta, Georgia. Like Greif, WestRock also operates in the Containers & Packaging field. WestRock generates $13B more revenue than Greif.

Sealed Air is one of Greif's top competitors. Sealed Air was founded in Charlotte, North Carolina} in 1960. Like Greif, Sealed Air also competes in the Containers & Packaging sector. Compared to Greif, Sealed Air generates $447.3M more revenue.

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Greif Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$4.5B

Greif's revenue is the ranked 4th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 5.1B. Over the last four quarters, Greif's revenue has decreased by 1%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $1.1B; in Q4 2020, it was $1.2B; in Q3 2020, it was $1.1B; in Q2 2020, Greif's revenue was $1.2B.

Greif Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Caraustar Industries, Inc.

Dec 2018

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$1.8B
Caraustar manufactures and supplies recycled paperboard and packaging products for the industrial sector.

These are all the companies that Greif has acquired. Greif's latest acquisition was Caraustar Industries, Inc. in Dec 2018. Caraustar manufactures and supplies recycled paperboard and packaging products for the industrial sector.

Greif Funding History

Since Greif was founded in 1877, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Greif has raised $225.0M. Greif's funding round was on Nov 2020 for a total of $225.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Debt
Nov 2020
$225M

CoBank

Since Greif was founded in 1877, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Greif has raised $225.0M. Greif's funding round was on Nov 2020 for a total of $225.0M

Greif Investments

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These are all the companies that Greif has invested in. Greif's latest investment was Caraustar Industries, Inc. in Dec 2018. Caraustar manufactures and supplies recycled paperboard and packaging products for the industrial sector.

Greif News

February 23, 2021MarketScreener

Declares First Quarter 2021 Dividends

(marketscreener.com) DELAWARE, Ohio, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. , a global leader in i... See more »
February 22, 2021Markets Insider

Greif A is about to announce its earnings - here's what Wall Street expects

Greif A is reporting latest earnings on February 24.Wall Street analysts are expecting earnings per s... See more »
February 17, 2021MarketScreener

Michael J Gasser Sustainability Award Winners for 2020 & Dempsey Award for Customer Service Excellence Winner for 2020

(marketscreener.com) The Greif Way compels us to use financial, natural and human resources wisely wi... See more »
February 15, 2021Packaging Strategies magazine

Greif, Inc. Announces Price Increases

The price increases apply to certain paperboard and containerboard products.... See more »
February 3, 2021MarketScreener

Announces 2021 First Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

(marketscreener.com) DELAWARE, Ohio, Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. , a global leader in in... See more »
February 2, 2021MarketScreener

Implementing Price Increases for Uncoated Recycled Paperboard and Containerboard

(marketscreener.com) DELAWARE, Ohio, Feb. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. , a global leader in in... See more »
December 21, 2020News Break

Packaging Up An Attractive Investment | News Break

Diversified business across a wide variety of end markets and products. Strong business fundamentals ... See more »

Greif Press Releases

November 16, 2020PR Newswire

Greif, Inc. Announces New $225 Million Delayed Draw Term Loan

DELAWARE, Ohio, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global leader in indu... See more »
July 30, 2020PR Newswire

Greif, Inc. Announces 2020 Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

DELAWARE, Ohio, July 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a world leader in indus... See more »
February 5, 2020centralcharts

Greif Named to CDP Supplier Engagement Leaderboard

Greif Named to CDP Supplier Engagement Leaderboard PR Newswire DELAWARE, Ohio, Feb. 5, 2020 DELAWARE ... See more »
January 10, 2019PR Newswire

Freedonia Analyst Discusses Greif's Agreement to Acquire Caraustar Industries

CLEVELAND, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 20, 2018, Greif, Inc., a leading industrial pack... See more »
June 7, 2018MarketersMedia

Greif Class A to Host Earnings Call

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / June 7, 2018 / Greif Class A (NYSE: GEF.B) will be discussing their earni... See more »
May 14, 2018Business Wire

Greif, Inc. Announces 2018 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates

DELAWARE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B), a global industrial packaging soluti... See more »

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Greif Headquarters

425 Winter Road

Delaware, Ohio43015

740-549-6000

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Greif Summary

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Overview

Greif is a manufacturer and supplier of packaging products such as drums, containers and paperboards for pharmaceutical, mining and chemical sectors. Greif was founded in 1877. Greif's headquarters is located in Delaware, Ohio, USA 43015. It has raise...

CEO

Greif's President & CEO, Peter G. Watson, currently has an approval rating of 89%. Greif's primary competitors are Berry , WestRock & Sealed Air.

Website

greif.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Greif

  1. When was Greif founded?

    Greif was founded in 1877
  2. Who is Greif's CEO?

    Greif's CEO is Peter G. Watson
  3. How much revenue does Greif generate?

    Greif generates $4.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Greif have?

    Greif has historically raised $225M in funding
  1. Where is Greif's headquarters?

    Greif's headquarters is in Delaware Ohio, USA
  2. How many employees does Greif have?

    Greif has 17,000 employees
  3. What sector does Greif operate in?

    Greif is in Containers & Packaging
  4. Who are Greif's competitors?

    Greif's top competitors are Berry , WestRock, Sealed Air