Packaging Corporation of America investor relations material
Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) operates as a paper & packaging company in the United States. The company's Packaging segment offers various corrugated 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 products. It also manufactures gypsum wallboard; and containerboard, which is used as a raw material by the company's packaging plants to produce corrugated products and by other manufacturers of paperboard products, including noncorrugated boxes, liquid or food containers, cartons, sacks, and envelopes. The company's Paper segment produces communication-based papers including coated paperboard used for packaging products such as cereal boxes and four-color printing for magazines and catalogs; whitetop liner used in the production of corrugated containers; recycled linerboard for use in the production of corrugated containers; and containerboard. As of December 31, 2018, it operated eight pulp mills, five paper mills, two converted facilities, two container plants, one heavy duty box plant, fifteen corrugated product plants, twenty-seven shipping/converting facilities.