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  • 10/1/14 4:40 pm EDT
    MWV's Hung Le, Vice President, Innovation Engagement

    Packaging company also showcasing its newly expanded pharmaceutical Manufacturing Center of Excellence

    MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, will present at the 2014 CPhI Worldwide meeting in Paris on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 1:15 p.m. The presentation, titled “Child Resistance in Pharmaceutical Packaging,” will be given by Hung Le, vice president, Global Innovation Engagement, MWV Home, Health & Beauty. At the event, MWV will also highlight the opening of its newly expanded pharmaceutical Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Hemer, Germanymore...
  • 9/30/14 8:30 am EDT
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, will release its third quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, before the market opens. The news release and slides for the results will be available on MWV’s website at www.mwv.com. The company will host its third quarter 2014 results conference call on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 10 a.m. (EDT) with access available viamore...
  • 9/18/14 9:38 am EDT
    Suzanne Abbot is director, Global Creative, for MWV.

    MWV's Suzanne Abbot on Packaging and Brand Stories

    It was a dark and stormy night...One of the most famous literary phrases of all time is also a great example of how not to write.Why? Because it violates a revered tenant of writing...it’s too “telly”.What’s more effective?“She was mad.”-or-“As a crease slowly formed between her eyebrows, she reached down, yanked a 4-inch stiletto off of her left foot and hurled it at me.”The stiletto hurler is more interesting, right? The moment is more emotional. And it’s emotion that keeps us readingmore...
  • 9/8/14 8:50 am EDT

    Consumer Insights around Sustainable Packaging

    Today’s consumers expect more and more, but we aren’t willing to pay another nickel. More sustainable materials, responsible sourcing, and free shipping—overnight. Something has got to give for consumer products companies who are seeking to serve increasingly demanding customers while building brands and protecting the environment.We believe packaging can be part of the solution—for consumers, communities and the environment. So we set out to gather some data about what motivates consumers tomore...
  • 8/28/14 11:25 am EDT

    MWV a proud supporter of VMFA's upcoming exhibit of featured works from the Ming and Qing dynasties

    MWV is proud to be providing educational programming for Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing. This exhibit is a truly unique opportunity to have world class art and exciting cultural exchange in Richmond at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.“There is so much for students, families and scholars to learn about Chinese culture through this one-of-a-kind exhibit at the VMFA,” said John A. Luke, Jr., chairman and CEO, MWV. “Our company has been doing business in Chinamore...
  • 8/21/14 8:30 am EDT
    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions today announced that John A. Luke, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m. EDT, followed by a question and answer session. The conference will be held in New York City. Mr. Luke will discuss MWV’s progress toward market-leading marginsmore...
  • 8/20/14 8:30 am EDT

    Avive increases medication adherence, pharmacy efficiency and CMS Star Ratings

    RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the commercial availability of the Avive® Multimed system, a software-based solution that establishes a pharmacy home, synchronizes medication regimens, improves adherence, supports reimbursement for services including medication therapy management and helps dramatically improve CMS Star Ratings performance. Avive is unique among pharmacymore...
  • 8/11/14 8:05 am EDT

    By Lee Miller, Director of Machinery and Automation, MWV

    At MWV, we think deeply about the science of packaging and about how it can solve our customers’ challenges. Our product design and development starts with these challenges in mind and is guided by our insights to in-market approach, an end-to-end process that uses market and consumer insights and brand engagement to inform design, innovation and manufacturing.What does this process look like in the real world?The Customer ChallengeWith approximately 50% of patients not taking theirmore...
  • 8/11/14 8:04 am EDT

    How packaging can break the pattern of medication non-adherence

    At MWV, we encourage our research and commercial teams to delve deep with our customers about the biggest challenges facing their businesses. What impact will e-commerce have on CPGs? How can brands enter new markets like Turkey and Indonesia? How will food safety concerns in China impact the global supply chain?We then match our packaging capabilities to those challenges, drawing on our global consumer insights and technical expertise in advanced material science, engineering design, andmore...
  • 7/30/14 8:42 am EDT
    Explore a visual of our second quarter 2014 earnings report and the drivers behind our performance in the period.  more...