UNITED STATES
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                       Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
                       the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

       Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 16, 2007

                                ROCK-TENN COMPANY
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

       Georgia                          0-23340                  62-0342590
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(State of Incorporation)        Commission File Number         (IRS employer
                                                             identification no.)

       504 Thrasher Street,
        Norcross, Georgia                                 30071
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(Address of principal executive offices)                (Zip code)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (770) 448-2193

                                 Not Applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.01 - Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On November 16, 2007, Rock-Tenn Company entered into an amendment to its 364-day
receivables backed financing facility ("Receivables Facility"), between
Rock-Tenn Financial, Inc., Rock-Tenn Converting Company, Variable Funding
Capital Company LLC, Three Pillars Funding LLC and Wachovia Bank. This agreement
increases the size of the facility from $100.0 million to $110.0 million.



     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: November 21, 2007
                                        ROCK-TENN COMPANY

                                        By: /s/ Steven C. Voorhees
                                            Steven C. Voorhees
                                            Executive Vice President and Chief
                                            Financial Officer