MeadWestvaco

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MeadWestvaco Corporation was an American packaging company based in Richmond, Virginia.wikipedia
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RockTenn

Rock-TennClevepak CorporationRock-Tenn Company
MeadWestvaco announced in January 2015 that it would form a combined $16 billion company with RockTenn to take on market leaders in the packaging industry in the U.S. The new company is titled WestRock.
In 2015, it merged with MeadWestvaco to form the WestRock company.

WestRock

WestRock Company
MeadWestvaco announced in January 2015 that it would form a combined $16 billion company with RockTenn to take on market leaders in the packaging industry in the U.S. The new company is titled WestRock.
It was formed in July 2015 after the merger of MeadWestvaco and RockTenn.

Richmond, Virginia

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MeadWestvaco Corporation was an American packaging company based in Richmond, Virginia.
The area is home to six Fortune 500 companies: electric utility Dominion Resources; CarMax; Owens & Minor; Genworth Financial, MeadWestvaco/ WestRock, and Altria Group.

Dayton, Ohio

DaytonDayton, OHDayton Ohio
MeadWestvaco was formed in January 2002 as the result of a merger between The Mead Corporation of Dayton, Ohio, and Westvaco (originally the Piedmont Pulp and Paper Company and then the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company).
It is also the former home of the Speedwell Motor Car Company, MeadWestvaco (formerly known as the Mead Paper Company), and NCR.

LexisNexis

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In December 1994, Mead sold the LexisNexis system to Reed Elsevier for $1.5 billion.
In 1968, paper manufacturer Mead Corporation purchased Data Corporation for $6 million to gain control of its inkjet printing technology.

Big Chief tablet

In 1966, Mead acquired Westab, whose product line included the Big Chief tablet, Spiral Notebook brand and Hytone Notebooks.
In 1966, the Mead Corporation acquired the Western Tablet.

Bain Capital

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In 1986, Mead acquired Ampad makers of legal pads which it sold in 1992 to Bain Capital.
In July 1992, Bain acquired Ampad (originally American Pad & Paper) from Mead Corporation, which had acquired the company in 1986.

Ampad

American Pad & Paper Company (AMPAD)American Pad and Paper Company
In 1986, Mead acquired Ampad makers of legal pads which it sold in 1992 to Bain Capital.
Known as the Ampad Holding Corporation, the company was purchased in 1986 by the Mead Corporation.

ACCO Brands

Kensington Computer Products GroupAcco UKACCO Brands Corporation
In 2012, ACCO Brands acquired the consumer and office products businesses, including Mead, Five Star, AT-A-GLANCE, Cambridge, Day Runner, Hilroy, Tilibra, and Grafons.
In 2012, ACCO Brands completed a $860 million deal to combine with MeadWestvaco’s Consumer and Office Products business.

Abitibi-Consolidated

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Mead acquired the Hilroy Companies in 1994 from a consortium of banks that had purchased Olympia and York from the receiver, O&Y's subsidiary through Abitibi-Price.
The share issue also entailed the divestment and sale of Hilroy to the Mead Corporation.

Kapstone

KapStone Paper and PackagingKapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation
In 2008, MeadWestvaco sold its Charleston, SC kraft paper mill to Kapstone Paper and Packaging.
In July 2008, it acquired the Charleston kraft paper mill from MeadWestvaco.

John A. Luke Jr.

John A. Luke, Jr.
He serves as chairman and CEO of the MeadWestvaco Corporation.

NewPage

NewPage CorporationWestvacoNewPage Paper Mill
MeadWestvaco was formed in January 2002 as the result of a merger between The Mead Corporation of Dayton, Ohio, and Westvaco (originally the Piedmont Pulp and Paper Company and then the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company).
In 2005, MeadWestvaco's Printing and Writing Paper business was sold to investment firm Cerberus Capital Management for about $2.3 billion to form NewPage Corporation.

Mount Arvon

*Mount Arvon
The property is owned by the MeadWestvaco paper company but public access is allowed.

Packaging and labeling

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MeadWestvaco Corporation was an American packaging company based in Richmond, Virginia.

Virginia

Commonwealth of VirginiaVAState of Virginia
MeadWestvaco Corporation was an American packaging company based in Richmond, Virginia.

Speciality chemicals

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MeadWestvaco was a producer of packaging, specialty papers, consumer and office products and specialty chemicals.

Optical disc packaging

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The company’s paperboard, package and paper brands included Carrier Kote, Custom Kote, Printkote, Tango, Digipak, Amaray, Dosepak and Vision.

Piedmont, West Virginia

PiedmontPiedmont, WVPiedmont, (West) Virginia
MeadWestvaco was formed in January 2002 as the result of a merger between The Mead Corporation of Dayton, Ohio, and Westvaco (originally the Piedmont Pulp and Paper Company and then the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company).

New York Stock Exchange

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It was first listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1935.

Information technology

ITinformation technologiescomputer industry
In 1968, Mead entered the information technology sector by acquiring a small company called Data Corporation for $6 million, and renamed it Mead Data Central.

Inkjet printing

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Mead was originally interested in an inkjet printing system developed by Data.

United States Air Force

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However, Data had also been working on a full-text information retrieval system for the U.S. Air Force, and by 1967 had adapted this product to the task of indexing and searching legal precedent as part of an experiment with the Ohio State Bar.

Arthur D. Little

Arthur D. Little, Inc.Arthur D. Little, IncArthur D. Little Company
After an Arthur D. Little study indicated that the information retrieval product had a promising future, Mead Data Central launched it as the LEXIS legal research system in 1973.

RELX

Reed ElsevierReed Business InformationReed International
In December 1994, Mead sold the LexisNexis system to Reed Elsevier for $1.5 billion.