KapStone

KapStone is a manufacturer and seller of containerboards, corrugated sheets, lumber, graphic and retail packing products. Read more

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KapStone

KapStone is a manufacturer and seller of containerboards, corrugated sheets, lumber, graphic and retail packing products. Read more

Matthew Kaplan's photo - President & CEO of KapStone

President & CEO

Matthew Kaplan

CEO Approval Rating

82/100

Founded:

2005

Status:

PrivateAcquired by WestRock

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International Paper is KapStone's top competitor. International Paper is a Public company that was founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1898. International Paper operates in the Paper Products industry. International Paper has 42,900 more employees vs. KapStone.

Packaging Corporation has been one of KapStone's top competitors. Packaging Corporation is headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, and was founded in 1959. Packaging Corporation is in the Containers & Packaging industry. Packaging Corporation generates 193% the revenue of KapStone.

Georgia-Pacific is perceived as one of KapStone's biggest rivals. Georgia-Pacific was founded in 1927 in Atlanta, Georgia. Georgia-Pacific competes in the Paper Products field. Georgia-Pacific generates $10.5B more revenue than KapStone.

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KapStone Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Associated Packaging, Inc.

Feb 2017

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undisclosed
API is a provider of corrugated packaging and digital production services for auto, electronics, pharmaceutical and medical industries.
Fast Pak, LLC

Feb 2017

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undisclosed
Fast Pak specializes in both commercial and military grade packaging, packing and shipping.
Central Florida Box Corporation

Jul 2016

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undisclosed
Central Florida designs, manufactures and provides counter tryas, floor displays and corrugated boxes to ship products.
Victory Packaging, Inc.

May 2015

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$615M
Victory Packaging provides packaging solutions for industries.
U.S. Corrugated, Inc.

Oct 2011

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$330M
U.S. Corrugated is a provider of corrugated packaging and display products.

These are all the companies that KapStone has acquired. KapStone has acquired 5 companies and its latest acquisition was Associated Packaging, Inc. in Feb 2017. API is a provider of corrugated packaging and digital production services for auto, electronics, pharmaceutical and medical industries.

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These are all the companies that KapStone has invested in. KapStone has invested 5 companies and its latest investment was Associated Packaging, Inc. in Feb 2017. API is a provider of corrugated packaging and digital production services for auto, electronics, pharmaceutical and medical industries.

KapStone News

September 7, 2018Metro Atlanta CEO

WestRock and KapStone Announce Preliminary Merger Consideration Election Results

WestRock Company and KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation announced the preliminary results of th... See more »
August 27, 2018Market Exclusive

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Files An 8-K Other Events

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (“KapStone”), WestRock Company (“WestRock”), Whiskey Holdco,... See more »
August 8, 2018MARKET EXCLUSIVE

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) Files An 8-K Other Events

On April13, 2018, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (“KapStone”) and WestRock Company (“WestRo... See more »
April 19, 2018Packaging Business Review

KapStone's Q1 sales increase by 4%

KapStone Paper and Packaging has reported results for the first quarter for this year.... See more »
March 7, 2018Zacks

WestRock to Gain From KapStone Deal, Higher Input Costs Ail

WestRock (WRK) is likely to ride on growing demand for corrugated packaging as well as the pending Ka... See more »
February 8, 2018Packaging Business Review

KapStone's net income increases in 2017 fourth quarter

KapStone Paper and Packaging has reported preliminary results for the fourth quarter and year ended 3... See more »

KapStone Press Releases

July 17, 2017Blackbird

KapStone Reaching Higher In Meeting 2020 Sustainability Goals

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) a... See more »
July 17, 2017StreetInsider

KapStone Reaching Higher In Meeting 2020 Sustainability Goals

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) announces the recent release of its fifth annual ... See more »
July 11, 2017Blackbird

KapStone Paper And Packaging To Release 2017 Second Quarter Earnings On Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS)("... See more »
April 6, 2017Blackbird

KapStone Paper And Packaging To Release 2017 First Quarter Earnings On Wednesday, April 26, 2017

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) (... See more »
March 7, 2017Blackbird

KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation Announces Cash Dividend

NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) (t... See more »
January 31, 2017PR Newswire

KapStone Acquires Associated Packaging Incorporated (API)

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) to... See more »

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KapStone Headquarters

1101 Skokie Blvd Suite 300

Northbrook, Illinois60062

847-239-8800

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KapStone Summary

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KapStone is a manufacturer and seller of containerboards, corrugated sheets, lumber, graphic and retail packing products. KapStone was founded in 2005. KapStone's headquarters is located in Northbrook, Illinois, USA 60062. KapStone's President & CEO...

CEO

KapStone's President & CEO, Matthew Kaplan, currently has an approval rating of 82%. KapStone's primary competitors are International Paper, Packaging Corporation & Georgia-Pacific.

Website

kapstonepaper.com

Frequently Asked Questions about KapStone

  1. When was KapStone founded?

    KapStone was founded in 2005
  2. Who is KapStone's CEO?

    KapStone's CEO is Matthew Kaplan
  3. How much revenue does KapStone generate?

    KapStone generates $3.5B in revenue
  4. How much funding does KapStone have?

    KapStone has historically raised $0 in funding
  1. Where is KapStone's headquarters?

    KapStone's headquarters is in Northbrook Illinois, USA
  2. How many employees does KapStone have?

    KapStone has 6,400 employees
  3. Who are KapStone's competitors?

    KapStone's top competitors are International Paper, Packaging Corporation, Georgia-Pacific