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RockTenn paper mill announces merger with MeadWestvaco

RockTenn paper mill announces merger with MeadWestvaco

WEST POINT — RockTenn Co. and MeadWestvaco Corp. announced this morning that they are merging to create a $16 billion global packaging company. 

The combined company, to be named prior to closing, will have combined net sales of $15.7 billion and adjusted earnings before taxes of $2.9 billion, including the impact of $300 million in estimated annual savings to be achieved over three years.

RockTenn is one of North America's leading providers of packaging solutions and manufacturers of containerboard and paperboard. The company has a paper mill in the Town of West Point as well as other locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile and...

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