Statement re Notice of Trading Update


27 April 2018

Announcement Date for 2018 First Quarter Trading Update


Smurfit Kappa Group plc (‘SKG’ or the ‘Group’), one of the world’s largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and the Americas, announces it will release a 2018 first quarter trading update on Friday, 4 May, 2018 at 07.00 BST (02.00 EDT).

The Group’s management team will host a conference call for analysts and institutional investors at 08.30 BST (03.30 EDT) on this date. Dial in details for this call are:

Europe:       + 44 333 300 0804
Ireland: + 353 1 431 1252
USA: + 1 631 913 1422
Passcode: 48815123#

The Group’s first quarter trading update will be available on the SKG website on 4 May, 2018.

Please visit



Garrett Quinn

Smurfit Kappa Group


T: +353 1 202 7180



FTI Consulting



T: +353 1 765 0800


About Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa, a FTSE 100 company, is one of the leading providers of paper-based packaging solutions in the world, with around 46,000 employees in approximately 370 production sites across 35 countries and with revenue of €8.6 billion in 2017. We are located in 22 countries in Europe, and 13 in the Americas. We are the only large-scale pan-regional player in Latin America.

With our proactive team we relentlessly use our extensive experience and expertise, supported by our scale, to open up opportunities for our customers. We collaborate with forward-thinking customers by sharing superior product knowledge, market understanding and insights in packaging trends to ensure business success in their markets. We have an unrivalled portfolio of paper-packaging solutions, which is constantly updated with our market-leading innovations. This is enhanced through the benefits of our integration, with optimal paper design, logistics, timeliness of service, and our packaging plants sourcing most of their raw materials from our own paper mills.

Our products, which are 100% renewable and produced sustainably, improve the environmental footprint of our customers.

Follow us on Twitter at @smurfitkappa and on LinkedIn at ‘Smurfit Kappa’.

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Smurfit Kappa Group PLC


Smurfit Kappa Group PLC