Packaging Corporation of America manufactures and sells containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the United States, Europe, Mexico, and Canada. It operates through Packaging, Paper, and Corporate and Other segments. The company offers various corrugated packaging products, such as conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods, multi-color boxes and displays that help to merchandise the packaged product in retail locations, and honeycomb protective packaging. It also produces packaging for meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, processed food, beverages, and other industrial and consumer products. In addition, the company provides white papers comprising commodity and specialty papers with various features, such as colors, coatings, high brightness, and recycled content. Its white papers consist of communication papers, including cut-size office papers, and printing and converting papers; and pressure sensitive papers, such as release liners that are used to produce labels for use in consumer and commercially-packaged products. The company also produces market pulp.
Packaging Corporation of America was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, US