Profile: Graphic Packaging Holding Co (GPK.N)
24 Apr 2017
Graphic Packaging Holding Company, incorporated on June 21, 2007, is a provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a range of products to food, beverage and other consumer product companies. The Company's segments include Paperboard Mills, Americas Paperboard Packaging, Europe Paperboard Packaging, and Corporate and Other. The Paperboard Mills segment includes the Company's North American paperboard mills, which produce primarily coated unbleached kraft (CUK) and coated recycled board (CRB). As of December 31, 2016, the Company had seven paperboard mills in North America. The Americas Paperboard Packaging segment includes paperboard folding cartons sold primarily to consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies serving the food, beverage and consumer product markets in the Americas. The Europe Paperboard Packaging segment includes paperboard folding cartons sold primarily to CPG companies serving the food, beverage and consumer product markets in Europe. The Corporate and Other segment includes the Pacific Rim operating segment.
The Company supplies paperboard cartons and carriers designed to protect and contain products. The Company provides a range of paperboard packaging solutions for various end use markets, such as beverage, including beer, soft drinks, energy drinks, teas, water and juices; food, including cereal, desserts, frozen, refrigerated and microwavable foods, and pet foods; prepared foods, including snacks and quick-serve foods for restaurants, and food service products, and household products, including dishwasher and laundry detergent, healthcare and beauty aids, and tissues and papers.
The Company produces paperboard at its mills; prints, cuts, folds and glues (converts) the paperboard into folding cartons at its converting plants, and designs and manufactures specialized packaging machines that package bottles and cans, and non-beverage consumer products. The Company also installs its packaging machines at customer plants, and provides support, service and performance monitoring of the machines. The Company offers a range of laminated, coated and printed packaging structures that are produced from its CUK and CRB, as well as other grades of paperboard that are purchased from third-party suppliers. The Company manufactures corrugated medium and kraft paper for internal use and sale in the open market.
The Company competes with WestRock Company, The Klabin Company and Stora Enzo.
Graphic Packaging Holding Co
1500 Riveredge Pkwy
ATLANTA GA 30328-4642
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