WEST POINT, Va., April 8, 2002 (Press Release) - Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation's
Board Sales division announces the promotion of Homer Snyder
to technical services manager for the west coast.
new position, he
will provide technical support and assist customers with issues associated with the converting of linerboard and medium.Snyder has more than 40 years of experience with Smurfit-Stone and has served in various technical and plant management positions within the Corrugated Container division before joining the Board Sales division's technical service team.He holds a BS in business administration and production management from California State University.Smurfit-Stone
is the largest producer of containerboard products in North America, with 22 containerboard and pulp mills and three strategically located distribution warehouses for graphics grades.The company offers the most complete family of high-graphics containerboard products in the industry, including coated white top liner, solid bleached liner, premium white top liner and white top liner.Smurfit-Stone
also offers a full range of unbleached kraft linerboard and corrugating medium grades ranging from featherweight, with basis weights as low as 14 lb. for medium, to basis weights as high as 90 lb. for linerboard.Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation
is the industry's leading integrated manufacturer of paperboard- and paper-based packaging.Smurfit-Stone
is a leading producer of containerboard, including white top linerboard and recycled medium; corrugated containers; multiwall bags; clay-coated recycled boxboard; and is the world's largest paper recycler.