Caraustar produces uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) and coated recycled paperboard (CRB), with a variety of applications that include tubes and cores and a diverse mix of specialty products.

Based in Austell, Georgia, Caraustar's footprint includes over 80 operating facilities throughout the United States. For the last twelve months ended September 30, 2018 Caraustar generated sales of $1.4 billion and EBITDA of $174 million. Based on trailing twelve month actual volume, adjusted for current market conditions as of September 30, 2018, the run-rate EBITDA is $220 million.

Signicantly strengthens and balances Greif's portfolio and expands its paper franchise by acquiring a vertically integrated leader in recycled paperboard manufacturing
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Greif produces steel, plastic and bre drums, intermediate bulk containers, reconditioned containers, exible products, containerboard and packaging accessories and provides lling, packaging and other services for a wide range of industries. Greif also manages timber properties in the southeastern United States. The company is strategically positioned in over 40 countries to serve global as well as regional customers.

Caraustar's four business lines include Recycling Services, Mill Group (coated and uncoated paperboard and specialty paperboard products), Industrial Products Group (tubes and cores, construction products, protective packaging, adhesives) and Consumer Packaging (folding cartons, set-up boxes, packaging services). Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use segments : tubes and cores ; folding cartons ; gypsum facing paper ; and specialty paperboard products.

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