About KapStone

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was formed in April 2005 by industry veterans to establish operating businesses in the paper, packaging, forest products and related industries.  Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, KapStone is a leading North American producer of unbleached Kraft paper and corrugated packaging products. KapStone’s annual revenues exceed $2.1 billion, and the company employs approximately 4,500 people.

KapStone’s paper mills produce a wide spectrum of kraft and recycled products ranging from containerboard, including liner and medium, to kraft papers, saturating kraft and folding carton board.  The mill’s product portfolio contains several branded products including Kraftpak.®, DuraSorb®, TEA-Kraft® and  FibreShield®  as well as a focus on extensible kraft paper grades and on high-performance, lightweight linerboard.  KapStone’s corrugated packaging business offers an array of fully equipped corrugator Box Plants, Sheet Plants and Sheet Feeders providing industrial and retail corrugated packaging solutions for any customer, regardless of size or demands.

Our Vision & Values

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is an industry leader in unbleached paper and corrugated packaging providing the best value proposition to our customers through quality products and innovation, sound environmental practices, engaged employees, and a strong financial portfolio. KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation will serve its paper and packaging customers providing consistent, effective manufacturing solutions coupled with world-class supply chain management.

KapStone Is...

KapStone Is...

building long-term relationships as a valued partner to our customers.

We Will...

We Will...

use continuous improvement, in a TEAM environment so that employees reach their full potential.

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KapStone Is...

making investments to enhance shareholder value through strategic growth and improved efficiencies.

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We Are...

using up to date technology to be innovative, profitable, safe and environmentally responsible.

Health & Safety

KapStone Paper & Packaging is committed to the safety and health of every employee – our most important core value.  We will ensure that we have systems in place to identify and mitigate any hazard that may present itself in the workplace.  We encourage employees to be responsible for their own safety as well as the safety of those working around them.  It is an expectation that employees will exhibit safe behaviors in the workplace.  We will promote safe behaviors through observations conducted by all members of the KapStone Team.

The KapStone Leadership Team is committed to ensuring that all resources required to provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment are made available.  The health and safety process includes clearly understood procedures, employee training, and a process to evaluate the effectiveness of the systems that are in place.  KapStone follows the thought process that “there is nothing we do that cannot be done safely.”

KapStone Container Corporation Health and Safety Commitment