Smurfit Kappa’s pending acquisition of WestRock, which is targeted to close by Q2 of 2024, is a major development for the packaging industry. The resulting company, Smurfit WestRock, will be a leading producer of containerboard and paper products across five continents. Initial estimates have valued the transaction at more than $11 billion.
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