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Last update 8 July 2023

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of corrugated paper and paperboard and of containers of paper and paperboard (NACE2 1721)

The company is primarily engaged in the manufacture of containerboard and corrugated packaging products. The company was formed by the consolidation of Central Fiber Products Company, American Box Board Company, and Ohio Boxboard Company in 1959. The company's corporate headquarters is located in Lake Forest, Illinois.The company is a world-class manufacturer of containerboard and corrugated packaging products. The company manufactures a broad range of linerboard and corrugating medium at its four containerboard mills, as well as a wide variety of corrugated packaging products at its 68 corrugated products plants, including: conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods, multi-color boxes and displays with strong visual appeal used to merchandise products in retail locations, and special design/application boxes used in the food and agriculture industry. The company's containerboard mills produce more than 2.4 million tons of linerboard (the inner and outer layers of a corrugated container) and corrugating medium (the fluted center layer) for its own converting facilities as well as numerous domestic and international customers. The company's box making locations are spread across the United States. The broad-based capabilities it provides range from high-end graphics used in point-of-purchase displays and retail packaging to full line capabilities required for industrial packaging. Its smaller sheet plants are generally located in close proximity to its larger corrugating facilities, enabling the company to offer outstanding customer service and responsiveness. The company's products include containerboard, corrugated containers, retail packaging and displays, heavy duty packaging (BulkMaster and Grid-Lok), produce packaging (Common Footprint - F2R), printing capabilities (Flexographic Direct Print - Flexo, Lithographic Printing - Litho, and Rotogravure Pre-Print - Gravure), and special packaging needs.The company aims to service customer needs for containerboard and corrugated packaging and related supplies through a network of converting plants, operating as profit centers. The company has manufacturing facilities located in California, Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, and Massachusetts.

  • United States of America (US)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: N/A
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Mark W. Kowlzan
  • CEO Total remuneration: 11.467.879,119
  • Website:

Financial data

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  • RepRisk Indicator (last month):  10

Social dialog

  • Transnational Corporate Agreement (TCA): N/A
  • Global Framework Agreement (GFA): N/A
  • Societas Europaea (SE): N/A
  • Bangladesh Accord: N/A

European Works Councils

  • EWC: N/A

Standards and certifications

  • Global Compact: N/A
  • CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project): N/A
  • Modern Slavery Statement: N/A
  • Transparency Index: N/A
  • SA8000 Social Accountability: N/A
  • Integrated report: N/A
  • ISO26000: N/A
  • OECD Guidelines: N/A
  • Social Development Goals (SDGs): N/A

Global Reporting Initiative certification

  • Global Reporting Initiative standards: N/A
  • Global Reporting Initiative GRI G4: N/A

Other company declarations

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  • Training policy: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces where the company operates: N/A
  • Policy to protect the right to health and safety in the workplaces in the supply chain: N/A
  • Diversity policy: N/A

Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union EU CFR (Nice Charter 2000):
  • Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union TFEU:
  • Registered office in an OECD country:
  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

  • D. 80/987/EEC: N/A
  • D. 89/391/EEC: N/A
  • D. 98/59/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/43/EC: N/A
  • D. 2000/78/EC: N/A
  • D. 2001/23/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2001/86/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/14/EC: N/A
  • D. 2002/73/EC: N/A
  • Council D. 2003/72/EC: N/A
  • EP and Council D. 2005/56/EC: N/A
  • D. 2009/38/EC: N/A
  • D. 2004/25/EC: N/A
  • D. 2011/35/EU: N/A

Presence in main rankings

  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations: N/A
  • Global CSR Rep Trak 100: N/A
  • BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable US Brands: N/A
  • The Worlds Best Multinational Workplaces: N/A
  • The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25: N/A
  • The Worlds Most Innovative Companies: N/A
  • The Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies: N/A
  • Best Global Websites: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 500: N/A
  • Green Ranking Global Top 100: N/A

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