MeadWestvaco Corp (NYSE:MWV)

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Company Description

MeadWestvaco Corp. is a global packaging company that provides packaging solutions to healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, tobacco and home and garden industries. It also produces specialty chemicals for the automotive, energy and infrastructure industries. The company operates through five business segments: Food & Beverage, Home, Health & Beauty, Industrial, Specialty Chemicals, and Community Development and Land Management. The Food & Beverage segment produces packaging materials, and designs and produces packaging solutions primarily for the global food, food service, beverage, dairy and tobacco end markets, as well as paperboard for commercial printing. The Home, Health & Beauty segment designs and produces packaging solutions for the global personal care, fragrance, home care, lawn and garden, prescription drug and healthcare end markets. The Industrial segment designs and produces corrugated packaging solutions, primarily for produce, meat, consumer products and bulk goods primarily in Brazil. This segment also includes operations in India, which develop corrugated packaging materials as well as corrugated packaging solutions for the domestic fresh produce growers. The Specialty Chemicals segment manufactures markets and distributes specialty chemicals derived from sawdust and other byproducts of the papermaking process in North America, Europe, South America and Asia. Its products include performance chemicals derived from pine chemicals used in printing inks, asphalt paving and adhesives as well as the agricultural, paper and petroleum industries. This segment also includes products based on activated carbon used in gas vapor emission control systems for automobiles and trucks and applications for air, water and food purification. The Community Development and Land Management segment include the operations of Real Estate Development, Forestry and Leasing Activities. MeadWestvaco was founded on January 29, 2002 and is headquartered in Richmond, VA.

Contact Information

MeadWestvaco Corp.
501 South 5th Street
Richmond Virginia 23219-0501
P:(804) 444-1000
Investor Relations:
(804) 444-2556



Mutual fund holders45.19%
Other institutional40.24%
Individual stakeholders1.07%

Top Executives

John A. LukeChairman & Chief Executive Officer
Robert A. FeeserExecutive Vice President-Global Operations
E. Mark RajkowskiChief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Mark T. WatkinsSenior Vice President-Technology
Robert K. BecklerExecutive VP & President-Packaging segment

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