RACINE, Wis., (August 4, 2015) – SC Johnson is pleased to announce that WestRock is the recipient of its 2015 Value Excellence Supplier Award. The company is being recognized for its focus on operational continuous improvement, end-to-end supply chain cost optimization and ongoing improvement of collaborative processes for the benefit of both companies. Winners were recently announced at an awards ceremony during an SC Johnson supplier recognition event in Chicago.
The award honors the contributions of WestRock in partnering to optimize SC Johnson’s SKU reduction efforts. By introducing a new, deep-collaboration model, this customer-supplier partnership has generated industry-leading quality and service.
“On behalf of the selection committee, I extend my sincere congratulations to WestRock for its longstanding commitment to continuous improvement and delivering value in new ways to SC Johnson,” said Marcelo Stefani, Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, SC Johnson. “We are fortunate to have great suppliers like WestRock who are true partners in delivering the quality products and the value consumers want every day.”
In acknowledging receipt of the Value Excellence Award, Bob Feeney, Area Vice President, Corrugated Packaging, stated that, “We’re proud to support SC Johnson’s success and are honored to be recognized with this award. SC Johnson has been a cornerstone business relationship for RockTenn, and we look forward to continuing our partnership as WestRock.”
About WestRock (formerly RockTenn)
WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) was formed on July 1, 2015, following the merger of RockTenn and MWV. WestRock aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock’s 42,000 team members support customers around the world from about 275 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family company dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR MUSCLE® and RIDSECT®. The 129-year-old company, that generates $9 billion in sales, employs approximately 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com