Segment EBITDA Margins

Our management uses “Segment EBITDA Margins”, along with other factors, to evaluate our segment performance against our peers. Management believes that investors also use this measure to evaluate our performance relative to our peers.

Set forth below is a reconciliation of Segment EBITDA margins to the most directly comparable GAAP measures, Segment Income and Segment Sales for the quarter ending June 30, 2012:
(In Millions, except percentages)          
Recycling
Corrugated Consumer and Waste Corporate /

Packaging

Packaging

Solutions

Other

Consolidated
 
Segment Sales $ 1,545.2 $ 628.9 $ 338.9 $ (209.8 ) $ 2,303.2
 
Segment Income (1) $ 73.6 $ 83.7 $ 2.2 $ 159.5
Depreciation and Amortization Total Debt   100.4     24.0     3.5   3.5 131.4
EBITDA $ 174.0 $ 107.7 $ 5.7
 
Segment EBITDA Margins 11.3 % 17.1 % 1.7 %
(1)   Corrugated Packaging segment excludes $0.2 million of inventory step-up expense.
 

Credit Agreement EBITDA and Total Funded Debt

“Credit Agreement EBITDA” is calculated in accordance with the definition contained in our Credit Facility. Credit Agreement EBITDA is generally defined as Consolidated Net Income plus: consolidated interest expense, income taxes of the consolidated companies determined in accordance with GAAP, depreciation and amortization expense of the consolidated companies determined in accordance with GAAP, loss on extinguishment of debt and financing fees, certain non-cash and cash charges incurred, including certain restructuring and other costs, acquisition and integration costs, charges and expenses associated with the write-up of inventory acquired and other items.

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