KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") announced that they have ranked 5th on Fortune's annual list of the 100 Fastest-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.
Roger Stone, Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are pleased to be recognized by Fortune as one of the top growing companies. We are encouraged by the trends we see in the marketplace and believe we are strategically well positioned for continued growth."
About the Company
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 business employs approximately 1600 people.
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