RockTenn Earns 27 Design of the Times Awards

NORCROSS, Ga., Oct. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RockTenn Merchandising Displays received 27 Design of the Times Awards at this year's Shopper Marketing Expo.

"This industry recognition of our innovation and creativity on behalf of our customers is simply phenomenal," said Craig Gunckel, RockTenn's executive vice president of merchandising display and folding carton. "It substantiates our unique ability to provide our customers the most outstanding end-to-end products and services available."

RockTenn received more awards than any other entrant in the competition. The awards included work for Procter & Gamble, Disney, Colgate, Nestle Purina, Johnson & Johnson, Hasbro, Merck, Henkel, Pfizer, Unilever and Big Heart Pet Brands.

The Design of the Times Awards celebrate the most effective retail in-store activations, displays and campaigns. Entries are judged on their ability to command attention, connect with the shopper, convey information and close the sale.

The awards program is sponsored by the Path to Purchase Institute. The judging panel includes over 60 industry executives representing major consumer product companies and retailers.

About RockTenn

RockTenn (NYSE:RKT) is one of North America's leading providers of packaging solutions and manufacturers of containerboard and paperboard. RockTenn's 27,000 employees are committed to exceeding their customers' expectations - every time. The company operates locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. For more information, visit

Robin Keegan, 770-326-8245
Director-Corporate Communications

Source:Rock-Tenn Company