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MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
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MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) is one of the leading providers of packaging and other related solutions used in many industries through out the world. The company serves some of the world's leading consumer packaged goods companies, with the comprehensive packaging solutions, ranging from consumer insight to marketplace outcome. MWV provides packaging solutions to several brands in the healthcare, personal and beauty care, food, beverage, tobacco, media and entertainment, and home and garden industries. The company, through its other business operations, supplies specialty chemicals, the consumer and office products, and is engaged in managing forestry and real estate. MWV has sales, manufacturing and converting facilities in 30 countries, and serves customers in more than 100 countries around the world. The company principally markets its products in North America, South America, Europe and Asian regions. MWV is headquartered in Glen Allen, the US.

MeadWestvaco Corporation Key Recent Developments…

Jan 05, 2011: Cobra Drops Plastic Packaging For MeadWestvaco's Natralock
Jan 27, 2010: MWV Reports Strong Q4 Results
Jan 09, 2010: Victorinox Swiss Army Converts To MeadWestvaco’s Sustainable And Secure Natralock Packaging Solution

This comprehensive SWOT profile of MeadWestvaco Corporation provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Key Facts 4
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Key Employees 5
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 7
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Major Products and Services 8
MeadWestvaco Corporation - History 11
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Company Statement 13
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Key Manufacturing Facilities 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Business Description 17
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Corporate Strategy 19
MeadWestvaco Corporation - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Strengths 20
Strength - Awards and Recognition 20
Strength - Strategic Alliances 20
Strength - Wide Business Operations 20
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Geographical Concentration 21
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Acquisition of Spray Plast SpA 21
Opportunity - Potential Emerging Markets 21
Opportunity - Innovation Focus 21
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Threats 22
Threat - Highly Competitive Market 22
Threat - Stringent Regulations 22
Threat - Involvement in Litigations 22
MeadWestvaco Corporation - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
MeadWestvaco Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
Jan 05, 2011: Cobra Drops Plastic Packaging For MeadWestvaco's Natralock 30
Jan 27, 2010: MWV Reports Strong Q4 Results 30
Jan 09, 2010: Victorinox Swiss Army Converts To MeadWestvaco’s Sustainable And Secure Natralock Packaging Solution 30
Section 5 – Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36




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