T&D Meetings Starting Every Friday at 6:30 AM

All those intrigued are invited to join us in the Conference Room.

If you're interested in running/walking the 2023 Joplin Turkey Trot 5K, please see Jimmy Henry or Doug Ashton to get signed up!

If anyone is interested in participating in the Joplin Memorial Run 5k on May 20, 2023, at 6:45 a.m., please get in touch with Jimmy Henry, and he will provide you with the promo code to enter the race.

If anyone is interested in participating in the College Heights Christian School 5K run on April 15 at 4:30 p.m., please get in touch with Jimmy Henry, and he will provide you with the promo code to enter the race.


Thursday March 2nd & Friday March 3rd, we will be having a food truck arrive to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day (March 3rd).


B Shift -March 2nd 11:00AM-1:00PM

D Shift -March 2nd 11:00PM-1:00AM

A Shift -March 3rd 11:00AM-1:00PM

C Shift -March 3rd 11:00PM-1:00AM


There will be an Operational Excellence Meeting for new hirers (October 2022 to present day) on Wednesday 2/22/23 from 12:00p-1:30p in the conference room.

New Hirers,

New Parking Lot Solution Coming Soon

Things that have changed:

1. There will be no parking allowed between the gate and the cones. This cleared space is now a traffic lane.

2. Arrows and "do not enter" signs will be spray painted to direct traffic.

Thursday 2/2 & Friday 2/3 from 11:00AM-1:00PM and nights from 11:00PM-1:00AM.

Gourmet Hot Dogs

We completed the SQF with Humayun Kabir from SAI Global on 12/13/22.

The audit went well with a score of 99 out of 100.

Congratulations and thanks to everyone for their hard work in preparing for this annual audit and for all the hard work that is put into the everyday tasks throughout the year, that made this audit a success.


Fire Extinguisher Training

Dec 6th & Dec 8th

Please do not clock in; management will clock in all employees. All employees must receive fire extinguisher training upon arrival. 

(The location will be in the employee parking lot.)

Hello Team!

We need some volunteers to hand out water at this year's Joplin Turkey Trot.


If you are available on Thanksgiving morning and would like to support our fellow team members by handing out water, please contact James Henry at james.henry@westrock.com.


Last day to sign up is 11-17-22

Contact james.henry@westrock.com to get signed up

2022 Rate Increase

The 2022 wage increase will be 3%.


This change will take effect after the first of the year and will apply to hourly wages.

October 18th @ 12pm 

B-Shift Employees

Accounting Office

Customer Service

Quality 8-hour Employees


October 18th @ 11pm

D-Shift Employees

2nd Shift Plate Room

October 20th @ 12pm

A-Shift Employees

Shipping 8-hour Employees

Maintenance 8-hour Employees

1st Shift Plate Room

Cutting 8-hour Employees

October 20th @ 11pm

C-Shift Employees

3rd Shift Plate Room

 Employee Appreciation Cook Out