Kapstone #5 on Fortune’s List of 100 Fastest Growing Companies

August 19, 2010 – Kapstone Paper and Packaging has been ranked 5th on Fortune’s annual list of 100fastest growing companies. The ranking, from the September 6, 2010 issue of Fortune, is based on revenue growth rate, EPS growth rate, and three-year annualized total return to investors.

Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is a leading North American producer of unbleached kraft paper products and linerboard.  The Company is the parent company of KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation which includes paper mills in Roanoke Rapids, NC, and North Charleston, SC, a lumber mill in Summerville, SC, and five chipping mills in South Carolina.  The company employs approximately 1600 people.

Additional information can be found at  http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortunefastestgrowing/2010/index.html

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