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  • 1/27/15 4:30 pm EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) announced that it will not be holding its conference call to discuss fourth quarter 2014 results, which was previously scheduled to take place on Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015 at 10 a.m. EST. MWV released its fourth quarter and full-year 2014 results on Monday, January 26, 2014, in conjunction with its announced combination with Rock-Tenn Company (NYSE: RKT). MWV’s fourth quarter earnings release and slides can bemore...
  • 1/26/15 6:46 am EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE:MWV) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made March 2, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business February 5, 2015. About MWV more...
  • 1/26/15 6:00 am EST
    RICHMOND, Va. & NORCROSS, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rock-Tenn Company (“RockTenn”) (NYSE:RKT) and MeadWestvaco Corporation (“MWV”) (NYSE:MWV) today announced that they have entered into a definitive combination agreement to more...
  • 1/26/15 5:55 am EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, reported strong sales and EBITDA margin growth in the fourth quarter of 2014 (see table below). Sales increased from volume, pricing and share gains in targeted packaging and specialty chemicals end markets. Margin grew from strong operational and commercial performance, returns on major productivity investments and continued cost reductions. As a resultmore...
  • 1/22/15 10:00 am EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB, a maker of paperboard cartons, flexible packaging, and trays based in Lund, Sweden. The business has annual revenue of approximately $190 million (€146 million), which is included in MWV’s Food & Beveragemore...
  • MWV Names Naveen Ganzu Managing Director for India
    1/21/15 11:54 am EST
    MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the appointment of Naveen Ganzu as managing director for the company’s operations in India.Mr. Ganzu will be responsible for leading MWV’s paperboard and industrial packaging business in India, and will also work closely with the company’s global consumer packaging businesses to expand growth in India. He will report directly to executive vice president Robert Feeser.more...
  • 1/8/15 7:00 am EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, announced today that its board of directors has approved a plan to fully separate its Specialty Chemicals business from the rest of the company. The separation is expected to be executed by means of a tax-free spinoff of the Specialty Chemicals business to MWV shareholders, resulting in two independent, publicly traded companies. The spinoff ismore...
  • 12/23/14 1:00 pm EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 results on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, before the market opens. The news release and slides for the results will be available on MWV’s website at www.mwv.com. more...
  • 12/1/14 8:30 am EST
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, has received a grant to provide its Medication Event Monitoring System (MEMS™) to The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The system is being used in the foundation’s new demonstration projects on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) medications to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and India. The four studies launched in Octobermore...
  • 11/26/14 9:26 am EST
    As a part of the first Austrian Packaging day in Vienna earlier this month, MWV Graz was awarded with the Austrian national packaging award for smart packaging (Staatspreis Smart Packaging). The innovative multi-pack folding box was developed for the companies’ long term customer Triumph International for its product “Sloggi men Match." The award was accepted by MWV's Peter Szabó and Mario Rassi, as well as by Kathrin Steinbauer, head of Raw Material Planning Austria and Christian Grill frommore...