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Graphic Packaging is a company engaged in the packaging industry. It manufactures paperboard, folding cartons, foodservice packaging, microwave cooking solutions, and packaging machinery.

TypePublic
Founded1978
HQAtlanta, GA, US
Websitegraphicpkg.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureD

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)18,775(+5%)
Job Openings864
Revenue (FY, 2020)$6.6 B(+7%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$17.3

Key People/Management at Graphic Packaging

Michael P. Doss

Michael P. Doss

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Melanie Skijus

Melanie Skijus

Vice President, Investor Relations
Stephen R. Scherger

Stephen R. Scherger

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Lauren S. Tashma

Lauren S. Tashma

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Philip R. Martens

Philip R. Martens

Chairman of the Board
Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell

Executive Vice President, Mills Division
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Graphic Packaging Office Locations

Graphic Packaging has offices in Atlanta, Auburn, Augusta, Battle Creek and in 82 other locations
Atlanta, GA, US (HQ)
1500 Riveredge Pkwy
Auburn, IN, US
1201 S Grandstaff Dr
Augusta, GA, US
4278 Mike Padgett Hwy
Battle Creek, MI, US
79 E Fountain St
Carol Stream, IL, US
400 E N Ave
Centralia, IL, US
2333 S Wabash Ave
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Graphic Packaging Financials and Metrics

Graphic Packaging Revenue

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Graphic Packaging's revenue was reported to be $6.56 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

1.6b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

249.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

15.1%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

62.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

108.0m

Market capitalization (23-Jul-2021)

5.3b

Closing stock price (23-Jul-2021)

17.3

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

116.0m

EV

9.0b
Graphic Packaging's current market capitalization is $5.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.4b6.0b6.2b6.6b

Revenue growth, %

2%37%2%

Cost of goods sold

3.7b5.1b5.1b5.5b

Gross profit

719.5m946.0m1.1b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

1.5b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.7b1.6b

Cost of goods sold

1.3b1.3b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b

Gross profit

222.5m235.9m256.5m266.1m287.8m266.4m320.8m256.4m255.5m249.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

15%16%17%18%19%17%20%16%15%15%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

67.4m70.5m152.9m

Accounts Receivable

422.8m572.9m504.5m654.4m

Inventories

634.0m1.0b1.1b1.1b

Current Assets

1.2b1.8b1.8b2.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

52.5m50.9m39.7m62.3m64.7m48.7m110.2m83.6m55.5m116.0m

Accounts Receivable

742.7m701.2m816.0m647.9m639.9m591.9m624.8m692.4m743.4m586.0m

Inventories

964.4m989.9m1.0b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.1b

Current Assets

1.8b1.8b2.0b1.8b1.9b1.8b1.9b2.1b2.0b1.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

300.2m294.0m278.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

330.3m430.6m447.2m475.8m

Inventories

(6.5m)(82.0m)(72.8m)34.8m

Accounts Payable

27.0m76.2m(8.6m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

42.7m108.7m230.7m78.1m164.2m234.2m(19.8m)46.9m126.2m54.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

109.8m221.1m331.8m117.1m227.3m337.8m113.6m236.0m356.5m117.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

(190.1m)(300.2m)(300.0m)(172.1m)59.8m300.7m(79.3m)143.8m389.2m53.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(3.2m)(6.1m)(11.4m)(7.0m)(12.1m)(16.8m)(6.5m)(14.0m)(23.1m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

338.7k

Debt/Equity

1.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.8 x
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Graphic Packaging Operating Metrics

Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q4, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Volume of Product Sold, tons

720 k963.7 k961.1 k968.1 k923.2 k943.4 k965.9 k992.9 k940.7 k1.01 m1.01 m1.04 m

Patents Issued

2.2 k2.2 k2.4 k

Patent Applications

600500450

Trademarks

889
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Graphic Packaging Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Artistic Carton CompanyAugust 01, 2019
Letica CorporationSeptember 30, 2018
PFP Dallas Converting, LLCJuly 12, 2018
PFP, LLCJuly 12, 2018
Seydaco Packaging CorpDecember 01, 2017
Norgraft Packaging, S.A.October 04, 2017
Carton Craft CorporationJuly 10, 2017
Colorpak LimitedApril 29, 2016
Metro Packaging & ImagingMarch 29, 2016
Walter G. Anderson IncJanuary 15, 2016
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Graphic Packaging Revenue Breakdown

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Graphic Packaging revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.2% from Europe Paperboard Packaging, 68.7% from Americas Paperboard Packaging, 17.8% from Paperboard Mills and 2.3% from Other

Graphic Packaging revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.1% from Europe, 85.5% from Americas and 3.4% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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Graphic Packaging Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Graphic Packaging Online and Social Media Presence

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Graphic Packaging Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    56/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    54/100

  • Compensation

    D

    54/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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Graphic Packaging News and Updates

Graphic Packaging launches OptiCycleTM line of non-PE coated foodservice packaging

ATLANTA, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK) ("the Company") announced today the release of OptiCycle™, a new, innovative line of non-polyethylene (PE) coated, single-use foodservice packaging that provides an alternative to traditional PE and...

Graphic Packaging International Launches New Dual-Ovenable PaperSeal® Cook Tray

ATLANTA, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging International ('Graphic Packaging') has announced a third addition to its award-winning PaperSeal® tray range to include a new dual-ovenable version, PaperSeal Cook. In response to consumer trends around convenient, homecooked-style...

Graphic Packaging stock surges toward a record after $1.45 billion deal to buy AR Packaging

Shares of Graphic Packaging Holding Co. surged 6.9% into record territory in premarket trading Friday, after the consumer packaging company announced an agreement to buy AR Packaging Group AB for about $1.45 billion in cash from CVC Capital Partners Fund IV. Graphic Packaging said AR Packaging is E…

Graphic Packaging Holding Company to Acquire AR Packaging from CVC Funds for $1.45 Billion in Cash, Creating Premier Global Provider of Sustainable Fiber-Based Consumer Packaging Solutions

ATLANTA and LUND, Sweden, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), ("Graphic Packaging" or the "Company"), a leading vertically-integrated provider of sustainable fiber-based consumer packaging solutions, and CVC Capital Partners Fund VI today announced...

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports First Quarter 2021 Results; Announces Intent to Acquire Americraft Carton, Inc.

ATLANTA, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Q1 2021 Highlights Net Sales were $1,649 million versus $1,599 million in the prior year quarter. Net Organic Sales increased 2% in the quarter driven by sustainability-supported innovative packaging solutions. Net Income was $54 million versus a...

Graphic Packaging Announces Proposed Senior Secured Notes Offering

ATLANTA, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging International, LLC ("Graphic Packaging"), a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging International Partners, LLC and the primary operating subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), announced today that...
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Graphic Packaging Blogs

GPIDL Achieves FORS Gold Standard

​​​​GPI Distribution Limited (GPIDL) in the UK has achieved the FORS (Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme) Gold standard. FORS is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators that aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations and to demonstrate which operators are achieving exemp…

GPHC Publishes Sustainability and Social Responsibility Update

Graphic Packaging Holding Company announced the publication of its 2018 Sustainability and Social Responsibility update. The mid-cycle update highlights progress made in Graphic Packaging’s robust sustainability initiatives and highlights additional stretch goals that the Company has set for itself.…

Graphic Packaging International Wins Package of the Year Award at Paperboard Packaging Council’s Carton Competition

Graphic Packaging International (GPI), a leading provider of paper-based packaging solutions for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products, won the Package of the Year award for a four-pack Wicked Weed basket carrier at the 2019 Paperboard Packaging Council’s carton competition, held o…

Graphic Packaging International Develops KeelClip™, an Innovative Paperboard Packaging Solution for Food and Beverage Cans

Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has developed KeelClip™, a paperboard packaging solution for cans that offers sustainability advantages and merchandising benefits as compared to other packaging options. KeelClip, the company’s latest innovation in paperboard packaging solutions, performs well …

GPI CEO Mike Doss Rings Closing Bell at NYSE

To top off a day of showcasing Graphic Packaging International to investors at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), ​​​CEO Mike Doss and fellow executives were honored to participate in the ceremonial ringing of the closing bell on Thursday, September 26. The post GPI CEO Mike Doss Rings Closing Bell…

GPHC Announces Kalamazoo, Michigan Mill for New Coated Recycled Board Machine Investment

GPHC today announced that its Kalamazoo, Michigan mill will be the location for the new coated recycled board (CRB) machine. The Company will invest $600 million in the project, and the machine is expected to have an annual capacity of approximately 500,000 tons. The post GPHC Announces Kalamazoo, M…
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Graphic Packaging Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Graphic Packaging founded?

    Graphic Packaging was founded in 1978.

  • Who are Graphic Packaging key executives?

    Graphic Packaging's key executives are Michael P. Doss, Melanie Skijus and Stephen R. Scherger.

  • How many employees does Graphic Packaging have?

    Graphic Packaging has 18,775 employees.

  • What is Graphic Packaging revenue?

    Latest Graphic Packaging annual revenue is $6.6 b.

  • What is Graphic Packaging revenue per employee?

    Latest Graphic Packaging revenue per employee is $349.4 k.

  • Who are Graphic Packaging competitors?

    Competitors of Graphic Packaging include YUTO Packaging Technology, Pratt Industries and Tetra Laval.

  • Where is Graphic Packaging headquarters?

    Graphic Packaging headquarters is located at 1500 Riveredge Pkwy, Atlanta.

  • Where are Graphic Packaging offices?

    Graphic Packaging has offices in Atlanta, Auburn, Augusta, Battle Creek and in 82 other locations.

  • How many offices does Graphic Packaging have?

    Graphic Packaging has 93 offices.