Tag Archives: Tony Smurfit

Smurfit Kappa and Westrock merger deal would create the largest containerboard producer in the world

Smurfit Kappa Group CEO Tony Smurfit said that the combination of Smurfit Kappa and WestRock is a promising and complementary deal. The two companies signed a definitive agreement to combine in what would create a $34 billion company with 23 million tons of mill capacity and 500 converting plants focused on containerboard, as well as a large […]

4evergreen alliance : striving for full circularity of fibre-based packaging by 2030

The wood fibre-based packaging alliance 4evergreen held its launch event entitled “Perfecting circularity with fibre-based packaging”. The online event included a panel debate with industry leaders from Stora Enso (Finland), Huhtamaki (Finland), Mars (US), Nestlé (Switzerland) and Smurfit Kappa (Ireland). It highlighted the alliance’s vision to further advance circularity of fibre-based packaging and introduced the sector’s […]

Smurfit Kappa posts solid results in pandemic year 2020

Packaging group Smurfit Kappa was able to improve its profits in the challenging pandemic year of 2020 thanks to demanding growth in the second half o the year, but also due to lower one-off costs. Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) achieved a solid performance in the 2020 business year, thanks in part to a strong fourth […]