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WestRock Is Now Managing their Contractors with Cognibox

Health and safety is a priority at WestRock and is very well managed internally for their own employees. WestRock quickly realized that the same rigor was not applied to the contractors who entered their sites, and for them, it made no sense to endanger someone’s life, either is an employee or a contractor. By choosing Cognibox, WestRock acquires a simple and effective contractor management system and makes sure to do business with contractors who meet their health and safety requirements.

Cognibox provides a complete contractor qualification processes online using functions of archiving, alerting and validation. Plus, Cognibox centralizes and archives all contractors’ employees training records. An online training course is also developed by the Cognibox’s team to standardize the information to be communicated to new contractors upon their arrival on WestRock’s sites. With Cognibox, WestRock ensures hiring the most efficient and competent contractors.

With its expertise in the pulp and paper sector, Cognibox became a logical choice when selecting a contractor management system. Indeed, the Cognibox’s team knows the vagaries of this industry and is able to recommend the best practices to meet WestRock expectations. WestRock joins other pulp and paper customers already using Cognibox such as Kruger, Resolute, Domtar and Louisiana Pacific.

With Cognibox, WestRock continues to improve theirs processes in Quebec and ensures the integration of a health and safety culture at all levels.




A Canadian leader in risk management and contractor compliance, Cognibox offers one of the most flexible and comprehensive solutions on the market. Over 125 customers in North America use Cognibox to manage contractor risks specific to their sector of activity. The company’s solution provides a combination of expertise, software and training, as well as a full spectrum of outsourcing services and administrative support. Our recently published white paper offers an in-depth insight into the Cognibox solution and details best practices for managing contractor compliance in an efficient, secure and cost-effective manner.

The Cognibox community currently boasts over 200 000 members, contractors and employees of contractors, enabling hiring organizations to work with top industry contractors and suppliers in areas such as workplace health and safety, the environment, sustainable development, quality and regulatory compliance.


WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

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