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1955 West Field Court

Lake Forest, IL 60045

United States

Phone: 847-482-3000


Packaging Corporation of America manufactures and sells containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Europe. Segments The company’s segments include Packaging, Paper, and Corporate and Other. Packaging This segment’s corrugated products manufacturing plants produce various corrugated packaging products, including conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods, multi-color boxes and displays with visual appeal that help to merchandise the packaged product in retail locations. In addition, the company produces packaging for meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, processed food, beverages, and other industrial and consumer products. The company produces newsprint with one machine located at its DeRidder, Louisiana, mill. The company sells primarily to newspaper publishers in the southern and southwestern United States. Facilities The company manufactures its Packaging products at five containerboard mills, one containerboard machine at its Wallula, Washington, white paper mill, corrugated manufacturing operations, protective packaging operations, and one newsprint machine. Counce: The company’s Counce, Tennessee, mill is a kraft linerboard mill in the United States. In 2013, the mill produced 1,063,000 tons of kraft linerboard on two paper machines. The mill can produce a range of basis weights from 26 lb. to 90 lb. The mill also produces various performance and specialty grades of linerboard. DeRidder: It is a mill that produces both linerboard and newsprint on two paper machines. During 2013, it produced 607,000 tons of linerboard and 230,000 tons of newsprint. DeRidder's linerboard machine can produce a range of basis weights from 26 lb. to 69 lb. Valdosta: The company’s Valdosta, Georgia, mill is a kraft linerboard mill. In 2013, the company’s single paper machine at Valdosta produced 557,000 tons of kraft linerboard. The mill can produce a range of basis weights from 35 lb. to 96 lb. Tomahawk: The company’s Tomahawk, Wisconsin, mill is a semi-chemical corrugating medium mill in the United States. In 2013, the mill produced 547,000 tons of semi-chemical corrugating medium on two paper machines. The Tomahawk mill can produce a range of basis weights from 23 lb. to 47 lb. and various performance and specialty grades of corrugating medium. Filer City: The company’s Filer City, Michigan, mill is a semi-chemical corrugating medium mill. In 2013, the mill produced 441,000 tons of corrugating medium on three paper machines at Filer City. Filer City can produce corrugating medium grades ranging in basis weight from 20 lb. to 47 lb. Wallula: It is primarily a white paper mill, but also produces corrugating medium on one of its paper machines. During 2013, the mill produced 139,000 tons of corrugating medium. Wallula can produce corrugating medium grades ranging in basis weight from 23 lb. to 38 lb. The company operates 98 corrugated manufacturing operations, a technical and development center, eight regional design centers, a rotogravure printing operation, and a complement of packaging supplies and distribution centers. Of the 98 manufacturing facilities, 64 operate as combining operations, commonly called corrugated plants, which manufacture corrugated sheets and finished corrugated containers, 33 are sheet plants which procure combined sheets and manufacture finished corrugated containers, and one is a corrugated sheet-only manufacturer. The company has corrugated manufacturing operations in 32 states in the U.S. It also has converting operations outside of the continental U.S., including three facilities in Europe, two in Mexico, and one in Canada. The company’s sheet plants are generally located in close proximity to its larger corrugated plants, which enables it to offer additional services and converting capabilities, such as small volume and quick turnaround items. The company produces various products ranging from basic corrugated shipping containers to specialized packaging, such as wax-coated boxes for the agriculture industry. The company also has multi-color printing capabilities to make high-im

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