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Why invest in SKG


Reasons why you should invest in us

1. Leading operator in a growth industry

  • Monthly corrugated shipments have consistently risen since 1990
  • Expected growth driven by: e-commerce, discount retailers and corrugated as a sustainable, renewable, bio-degradable solution

2. An integrated approach delivering superior quality earnings through the cycle

  • Producing both the box and containerboard
  • Maintaining control over sustainable sourcing
  • Security of supply in all market conditions

3. Industry leading innovation

  • Increasingly embedded in solving our customers' challenges
  • Smart applications and machine systems expertise – ShelfSmart, SupplySmart, eSmart and Machine Systems 
  • Regular award winner across our operations for innovative, sustainable solutions

4. Leader in Sustainability

  • 14 years of reporting, with independent assurance for over 10 years, backed up by leading 3rd party ratings (ISS, Sustainalytics, FTSE4GOOD)
  • Delivery across our targets, with ambitious targets across our key areas of people, planet and impactful business
  • Helping our customers reduce their environmental footprint

5. Resourcing profitable Growth 

  • Strategic investments 2021-2023 to deliver across 1.Growth 2. Sustainability and 3. Cost optimisation
  • Agility to flex internal investment against M&A
  • Returns based capital allocation in line with our through the cycle 17% ROCE target

6. Strong Balance Sheet

  • Investment grade 
  • Enhanced financial strength supported by strong free cash flow
  • Disciplined, returns focused use of capital

7. International Customer Base

  • Diversified customer base – over 64,000 customers worldwide
  • Top 5 customers less than 10% 
  • Located in 36 countries, 23 in Europe and 13 in the Americas

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