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KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation at Bank of America Merrill Lynch US Basic Materials Conference
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12/16/14KapStone Paper And Packaging Announces Initiation Of Cash Dividend Program
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the initiation of a regular quarterly dividend of $0.10 per share. Roger Stone, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer, commented, "After the successful Longview Fibre acquisition and subsequent debt reduction, management and the board of directors believe that it is financially prudent t... 
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11/14/14KapStone's Charleston Mill Efficiency Plans
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company")  As part of KapStone's periodic review with our community constituents, KapStone shared a capital investment plan for the North Carolina paper mill with the Economic Development Commission.   The multi-year investment plan, which totaled approximately $115 million, included the recently completed $29 million upgrade to paper machine number three as well as a range of ... 
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11/10/14Roger Stone Honored With RISI's First Lifetime Achievement Award
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") On Thursday, November 6, 2014 at the RISI International Containerboard Conference, Roger Stone was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Stone, who is the first recipient of this award, was also the keynote speaker.  Mr. Stone is currently Chairman and CEO of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation.  During his nearly 60-year career, Stone built three majo... 
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10/29/14KapStone Reports Record Third Quarter Results
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) today reported record results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. As compared to 2013's third quarter, results for 2014's third quarter are below: Net sales of $598 million up $59 million, or 11 percent Net income of $54 million up $10 million, or 22 percent Adjusted EBITDA of $132 million up $15 million, or 13 percent Adjusted EBITDA margin of 22.0 percent, up from 21.7 perc... 
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10/09/14KapStone Paper And Packaging To Release Third Quarter Earnings On Wednesday, October 29, 2014
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 third quarter earnings on Wednesday, October 29, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter.  All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webcast on KapStone's web... 
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10/01/14KapStone Commences Accounts Receivable Securitization Program
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") entered into an accounts receivable securitization arrangement ("Securitization") with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and PNC Bank, N.A. on September 26, 2014.  The Securitization generated proceeds of $175 million which were used to partially prepay the Company's existing term loans.  Due to a lower interest rate on the Securitization, KapStone's gross annual interest expense will be reduced ... 
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09/09/14KapStone Announces Executive Sale Of Stock
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") today announced Matthew Kaplan, President and Chief Operating Officer,  sold 350,000 common shares of the Company.  Mr. Kaplan is selling the shares to generate liquidity to meet some near-term obligations.  The sale represents approximately 10 percent of Kaplan's individual interest in KapStone, which, post sale, exceeds 3,000,000 shares. About the Company Headquartered in Nort... 
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08/27/14KapStone's Longview Mill Upgrades Its Sustainable Forestry Certifications To Now Include SFI and PEFC Chain-of-Custody
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) announces that its mill in Longview, WA, has now been certified according to both the SFI and PEFC chain-of-custody standards, the highest levels of sustainable forestry certifications available. Previously the Longview mill had been certified to the SFI fiber sourcing standard. KapStone's three other paper mills, five chip mills, and one sawmill are also certified to these same globally-recogn... 
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07/30/14KapStone Reports Record Second Quarter Results
NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) today reported record results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. As compared to 2013's second quarter, results for 2014's second quarter are below: Net sales of $590 million up $264 million, or 81 percent Net income of $51 million up $30 million, or 143 percent Adjusted net income of $56 million up $33 million, or 143 percent Adjusted EBITDA of $126 million up $70 million, or 1... 
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07/28/14KapStone's 2013 Sustainability Report Highlights Progress in Meeting 2020 Sustainability Goals
NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) recently released its 2013 sustainability report, which shows significant progress toward its 2020 sustainability goals. These goals, which were set based on the company's commitment to social responsibility, extend well beyond applicable laws and regulations mandated by federal, state, and local governmental entities. The report conforms to rigid and voluntary standards defined by the Global R... 
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07/24/14KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation Elects Robert J. Bahash and Maurice Reznik as Directors
NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone") today announced that on July 24, 2014, the Board of Directors elected Robert J. Bahash and Maurice Reznik as Directors of the Company. Mr. Bahash was elected as a Class A director with a term expiring at the annual shareholders meeting in May 2016. Mr. Reznik was elected as a Class C director with a term expiring at the annual shareholders meeting in May 2015. Mr. Bahash, age 69, w... 
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07/09/14KapStone Paper And Packaging To Release Second Quarter Earnings On Wednesday, July 30, 2014
NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 second quarter earnings on Wednesday, July 30, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter.  All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webcast on KapStone's website,... 
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05/19/14KapStone Paper and Packaging Announces Investor And Analyst Day Webcast
NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") today announced that it will hold a conference for investors and financial analysts on Wednesday, May 28, in Portland, OR, with a tour of the Company's Longview, WA paper mill the following day, Thursday, May 29.  The evening presentation from the conference will be broadcast live via webcast beginning at 9:45 pm ET and can be accessed at http://www.media-server.com/m/... 
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04/30/14KapStone Reports Record First Quarter Results
NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) today reported record results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. As compared to 2013's first quarter, results for 2014's first quarter are below: Net sales of $549 million up $229 million, or 72 percent Net income of $32 million up $14 million, or 74 percent Adjusted net income of $35 million up $15 million, or 72 percent Adjusted EBITDA of $96 million up $45 million, or 89 per... 
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04/15/14KapStone Paper And Packaging Reports Minor Fire At Longview Facility
NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") had a minor fire in one of its paper machines at its Longview, WA mill on April 13, 2014.  The fire was quickly contained resulting in no injuries, overall damage of less than $10,000, and rapid resumption of production.   About the Company Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is the fifth largest producer of containerboard... 
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04/07/14KapStone Paper and Packaging To Release First Quarter Earnings On Wednesday, April 30, 2014
NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 first quarter earnings on Wednesday, April 30, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter.  All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webcast on KapStone's website, ... 
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04/03/14KapStone Paper And Packaging Lowers Its Credit Facility Borrowing Rates And Fees
NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") amended its July 18, 2013 credit facility agreement on April 2, 2014.  The amendment reduces the borrowing rates for outstanding term loans and for any future borrowings under the $400 million revolving credit facility.  The interest rates are based on LIBOR rates plus margin determined from a pricing grid based on the Company's debt to EBITDA ratio as defined by the ... 
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02/20/14KapStone Announces Installation Of New Press Section At North Charleston Paper Mill
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) announces the completion of a $29 million investment at the company's North Charleston, SC, paper mill.  The primary project in this investment was the replacement of the press section on No. 3 Paper Machine which improves the capability and efficiency of producing Ultra High Performance (UPL) lightweight linerboard grades.  The new press section was supplied by PMT Italia.  The investment also in... 
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02/10/14KapStone Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
Fourth Quarter Operating Cash Flows of $130 Million NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) today reported preliminary record results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. As compared to 2012's fourth quarter, results for 2013's fourth quarter are below: Net sales of $563 million up $262 million, or 87 percent Net income of $43 million up $33 million, or 330 percent Adjusted net income of $... 
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01/14/14KapStone Paper And Packaging To Release Fourth Quarter And Year-End Earnings On Monday, February 10, 2014
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2013 fourth quarter and year-end earnings on Monday, February 10, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Tuesday, February 11 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter and the year.  All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webca... 
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