$PKG (Packaging Corporation of America)

$PKG {{ '2016-07-06T14:39:37+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PKG said the transaction is structured as a purchase of assets resulting in a full step-up of the assets to fair market value. The company's containerboard integration level is expected to increase by over 200,000 tons or 6% from its current level of 87% and will allow for further optimization & enhancement of mill capacity.

$SON {{ '2017-07-19T15:51:17+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $SON declared a quarterly dividend of $0.39 per share of its common stock. The dividend is payable on Sept. 8, 2017 to shareholders of record as of Aug. 11, 2017.

$SON {{ '2017-07-19T13:48:00+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON announced that Philippe Guillemot has been named to its BoD. Guillemot is an independent board member and replaces Ed Lawton, who recently resigned for personal reasons.

$WRK {{ '2017-07-17T20:42:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WRK completed its acquisition of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxes, sheets and point-of-purchase displays.

$SON {{ '2017-07-12T16:55:01+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON will once again raise prices for paper-based tubes and cores, effective from shipments, beginning July 24, 2017. The company attributed the price hike to "fundamental changes in recovered paper markets."

$AVY {{ '2017-07-11T12:00:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AVY appointed Gregory Lovins as SVP and CFO, effective immediately. Lovins will be responsible for leading financial operations across the company and will also oversee its information technology group. Lovins has been VP and interim CFO since March 2017 and has also been the company’s Treasurer since Aug. 2016.

$RRD {{ '2017-07-05T13:57:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Marketing solutions provider $RRD has signed a new agreement with healthcare company Vizient, effective this month. Under the three-year agreement, Vizient member hospitals will get access to R.R. Donnelley’s extensive end-to-end communication offerings for forms, commercial and promotional print initiatives.

$WSO {{ '2017-07-03T12:43:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WSO BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $1.25 on each outstanding share of its common and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable on July 31, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 17, 2017. $WSO also approved a 19% increase in the annual dividend rate to $5 per share.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T18:35:45+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

While $AYI sees the lighting market in North America growing modestly in the second half of calendar 2017, the company expects the price of certain LED components to continue to decline though at a decelerating pace.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T18:28:26+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

"We currently expect to spend approximately 2% of revenues in capital expenditures in fiscal year 2017," said CFO Ricky Reece as $AYI posted 3Q17 results.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T13:11:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

"Softness in demand in the North American lighting market that began in the third calendar quarter of 2016 will continue through the remainder of the calendar year," said CEO Vernon J. Nagel, while $AYI posted 3Q17 results.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-29T13:08:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AYI's net sales rose 5% to $891.6MM in 3Q17 with net income jumping 11% to $82.2MM or $1.90 per diluted share. Adjusted diluted EPS rose 4% to $2.15 in the quarter.

$SPLS {{ '2017-06-29T13:07:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SPLS entered into definitive agreement to be acquired by investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners for $10.25 per share in cash or about $6.9Bil. $SPLS' BoD unanimously approved the merger agreement and recommends that all $SPLS stockholders vote in favor of the transaction. The transaction is expected to close no later than December 2017.

$AYI {{ '2017-06-27T20:36:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

The BoD of $AYI declared a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share, payable on August 1, 2017 to shareholders of record on July 18, 2017.

$AVY {{ '2017-06-26T13:27:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AVY, a technology firm in the apparels sector, has completed the acquisition of China-based industrial tape manufacturer Yongle Tape Company from its management and private equity firm ShawKwei & Partners. Yongle Tape will be integrated into Avery Dennison’s industrial and Healthcare Materials business group.

$SON {{ '2017-06-26T12:30:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Packaging company $SON has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Clear Lam Packaging, a manufacturer of packaging films, for around $170MM in cash. The deal is part of Sonoco’s strategy of expanding its global flexible packaging and thermoforming plastics operations.

$WRK {{ '2017-06-21T20:35:32+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WRK has agreed to acquire the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC. $WRK will pay total consideration representing an EBITDA multiple of less than 4.5 times on a post-synergy basis. The consideration will be made in cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

$WSO {{ '2017-06-21T12:12:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WSO said its Carrier Enterprise business unit, a JV between $WSO and Carrier, has acquired 35% ownership of Russell Sigler. Consideration for the purchase was about $63.6MM paid in cash. The investment continues $WSO's strategy to partner with well-established businesses and represents an investment in the important Western U.S. region.

$WHR {{ '2017-06-20T21:38:35+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Jeff Fettig, $WHR Chairman and CEO since 2004, will step down as CEO and continue in his role as Chairman of the BoD. The Board has elected Marc Bitzer, the company's current President and COO, to succeed Fettig as CEO. These changes will become effective October 1.

$KMB {{ '2017-06-19T20:29:42+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KMB announced that Jeffrey Melucci has been elected by the company's Board of Directors as senior vice president and general counsel, effective September 1, 2017.

$SON {{ '2017-06-19T13:17:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$SON said it will renew its previously announced April price increase for all paperboard tubes and cores in the United States and Canada. It said the yield on its April hike has not been sufficient to cover rising costs of raw materials.

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