Rock-Tenn Co.    

 
NYSE: RKT

Address:

504 Thrasher St.

Norcross, GA 30071-1967

United States

Phone:
(770) 448-2193

Company description

Founded by Joe McHenry, A.E. Saxon and Arthur Newth Morris in 1973, Rock-Tenn Company incorporated in Georgia and went public on the New York Stock Exchange. Rock-Tenn is a leading manufacturer of folding carton makers, produces packaging for food, paper goods, hardware, apparel, and other consumer goods including folding cartons for food, paper goods, health and beauty items, clothing, and other products; solid-fiber partitions used in the interiors of packaging of such items as glass containers; laminated paperboard for book covers, furniture, and other products. Rock-Tenn uses recycled and virgin paperboard to make these products and converts paperboard for use in book covers, furniture and automotive components. The company is also a manufacturer of containerboard, bleached paperboard and merchandising displays for specialty corrugated packaging and point-of-purchase displays. Rock-Tenn also sells recycled paperboard to other American firms. Headquartered in Norcross, Ga., the company operates 100 facilities located in 27 states, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. There are 33 facilities used by the consumer packaging segment, 19 in corrugated packaging, 16 in the merchandising displays segment and 30 in the specialty paperboard products segment. Other subsidiaries maintained include Concord Industries, Rock-Tenn Company, Mill Division and Seven Hills Paperboard.

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News and information about Rock-Tenn Co.

Rocktenn to Pay $187,500 to Settle Eeoc Disability Discrimination Suit
States News Service; April 14, 2016; 642 words
...prohibits employers from discriminating against employees because of such medical conditions. EEOC filed suit (EEOC v. RockTenn Co. and RockTenn Services, Inc., No. 1:14-cv-00973) against RockTenn in U.S. District Court for the Western District...
Resolute Forest Buys Paper Recycler Atlas for $156 Million
Waste360 (Online); November 18, 2015; 686 words
...based WestRock, which began operations in July as a merger between paper recyclers and product makers MeadWestvaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Co., acquired SP Fiber, which makes recycled containerboard and kraft and bag paper, with mills in Dublin, Ga., and Newberg...
WestRock Buys Paper Recycler SP Fiber for $289 Million
Waste360 (Online); August 13, 2015; 689 words
...paper recyclers and product makers MeadWestvaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Co., acquired SP Fiber, which makes recycled containerboard...paper products industry. Besides the MeadWestvaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Co. merger, in February the Atlanta-based Caraustar Industries...
Form 8-K: Rock-Tenn Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; July 3, 2015; 700+ words
WASHINGTON, July 3 -- Rock-Tenn Co., Norcross, Ga., files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on July 2.State of incorporation...
Business Digest
St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO); February 6, 2015; 700+ words
...interest rates and robust cash flows coincide with growing demand. Last week, corrugated box makers MeadWestvaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Co. agreed to form a $16 billion company. Rexam and Ball, suppliers to Coca-Cola Co. and Anheuser-Busch InBev, are...
Additional Funding Awarded to Assist Workers Affected by Layoffs in Wisconsin
States News Service; February 3, 2015; 497 words
...Health Inc.; FIS; Joy Global Inc.; Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation; Kohl's Department Stores Inc.; Rock-Tenn Co.; the Social Development Commission; The Oilgear Co.; Tramont Corp. Incremental Award Released: $659,640 Total Award...
Paper Giants Rock-Tenn, MeadWestvaco Announce Merger
Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN); January 27, 2015; 516 words
Byline: DEE DePASS; STAFF WRITER The Rock-Tenn Co. paper recycling giant will merge with MeadWestvaco to form a $15.7 billion manufacturer of cardboard cartons, boxes and corrugated...
Stocks Mixed on Uncertainty in Europe
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); January 27, 2015; 700+ words
...expectations. The stock fell $1.19 to $26.85. PACKAGED MERGER: Packaging company MeadWestvaco has agreed to merge with Rock-Tenn Co. to create a $16 billion company, which will be named before the deal closes. MeadWestvaco jumped 17.5 percent, to...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 322211 - Corrugated and Solid Fiber Box Manufacturing

322130 - Paperboard Mills


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2653 - Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes industry report

2631 - Paperboard Mills industry report