WestRock's 3Q revenue down 2.8 per cent

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WestRock Company's 3Q 2016 revenues totaled $3.6 billion, a decline of $103 million, or 2.8%, compared to $3.7 billion of combined revenues in the 3Q 2015.

Earnings from continuing operations per diluted share were $0.59 and adjusted earnings from continuing operations per diluted share were $0.71, both of which exclude any contribution from Specialty Chemicals.

Steve Voorhees, CEO of WestRock, said, “I’m pleased with theWestRock team’s execution during the 3Q, which delivered strong cash flow, lower inventories and solid earnings per share. We continue to make significant progress toward achieving our synergy and performance improvement goals and are now at a $425 million annual run-rate as of the end of June. Our performance this quarter demonstrates the success of our differentiated strategy that is creating value for our customers, stockholders and employees.”

WestRock Company is a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions.