Smurfit Kappa Group Plc (Public, ISE:SKG) is paper-based packaging company. The Company operates in 31 countries in Europe with sales in 2008 in excess of € 7 billion and around 40,000 employees, the Smurfit Kappa Group is a focused player in paper based packaging.The Company also operates in nine countries in Latin America.
The Company’s operations are divided into packaging and specialties. The packaging segment includes a system of paper mills that produce a full line of containerboard that is converted into corrugated boxes by its converting operations.
The Specialties segment primarily consists of graphicboard and solidboard businesses, along with paper sack and bag-in-box operations.
Its Group headquarters are in Dublin with regional headquarters in Paris (Europe) and Miami (Latin America).