Tembec joins Two Sides

MONTREAL, July 7, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Tembec, proud manufacturer of Kallima FSC®-certified Kallima Coated Cover paperboard, has joined Two Sides North America, the non-profit organization that promotes and encourages the responsible production and use of print and paper.

"Tembec is a leader in sustainable forestry practices and environmental performance. We have made tremendous achievements on the sustainability front and are thrilled to join forces with an organization that has a shared goal of promoting print as the sustainable, relevant and effective communication medium that it is," says Renée Yardley, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Paper Group, Tembec.

"Having another leading North American paper producer such as Tembec as part of our membership is a sign that the Two Sides name is now well established and recognized in the US and Canada. We look forward to working with Tembec and their stakeholders in growing our network and reaching more people across North America with our message that print and paper have a great environmental story to tell," says Two Sides North America President, Phil Riebel.

About Tembec

Tembec is a manufacturer of forest products - lumber, paper pulp, paper and specialty cellulose pulp - and a global leader in sustainable forest management practices. Tembec has operations in North America and France with some 3,500 employees, is listed on the TSX and has annual sales of approximately $1.6 billion.

About Two Sides

Two Sides is an independent, non-profit organization created to promote the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Two Sides is active globally in North America, Europe, Australia, South Africa and Brazil. Our members span the entire print and paper value chain, including forestry, pulp, paper, inks and chemicals, pre-press, press, finishing, publishing, printing, envelopes and postal operators.  For more information about Two Sides North America, please contact Phil Riebel at 1-855-896-7433 or pnr@twosidesna.org, or visit the Two Sides website at www.twosidesna.org.

SOURCE Tembec

For further information:

Anton Deinekin
Marketing Manager, Paper Group
Tel.: 514 871-2316
anton.deinekin@tembec.com