KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation was formed in April 2005 by industry veterans to establish operating businesses in the paper, packaging, forest products and related industries. Headquartered in Northbrook, Illinois, KapStone is a leading North American producer of unbleached Kraft paper and corrugated packaging products. KapStone’s annual revenues exceed $3 billion, and the company employs approximately 6,000 people.
KapStone’s paper mills produce a wide spectrum of kraft and recycled products ranging from containerboard, including liner and medium, to kraft papers, saturating kraft and folding carton board. The mill’s product portfolio contains several branded products including Kraftpak.®, DuraSorb®, TEA-Kraft® and FibreShield® as well as a focus on extensible kraft paper grades and on high-performance, lightweight linerboard. KapStone’s corrugated packaging business offers an array of fully equipped corrugator Box Plants, Sheet Plants and Sheet Feeders providing industrial and retail corrugated packaging solutions for any customer, regardless of size or demands. Victory Packaging is KapStone’s North American distributor of all types of packaging specializing in providing unique solutions for its clients with 65 distribution centers across North America.
reliability engineering intern
May 2018 - August 2018
“the Job was fun and real world experience. ”
Capital Projects Engineering Intern
June 2018 - September 2018
“I received Project Management experience where I had the opportunity to manage contractors, oversee projects, coordinate with several different departments at the Mill as well as with the contractor supervisors. I also was able to design equipment modifications which required communication with operators, supervisors, and vendors. As interns we had the opportunity to perform tasks that our full time counterparts did on a daily basis.
We also had several team building events such as rafting trips, lunches, and dinners.”