Kruger to implement FSC forest management certification



    MONTREAL, Aug. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Kruger announced today its intention to
seek certification from the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), an international
non-profit organization that supports environmentally appropriate, socially
beneficial, and economically viable management of the world's forests.
    "This decision is consistent with Kruger's long-standing commitment to
sustainable forest management practices," said Denis Boissonneault,
Vice President, Environment and Operations Support. "Achieving FSC
certification will provide further guarantees that our company is
environmentally responsible and continues to maintain the highest
sustainability standards."
    Over the years, Kruger has achieved and maintained several
certifications, including CAN/CSA-Z809 (Sustainable Forest Management),
ISO 14 001 (Forest), and PwC-ICoC(TM) 2005 (sourcing of fibre and certified
product sales).

    About Kruger

    Founded in 1904, Kruger Inc. is a major producer of publication papers,
tissue, lumber and other wood products, corrugated cartons from recycled
fibers, green and renewable energy and wines and spirits. The Company is also
a leader in paper and paperboard recycling in North America. Kruger operates
facilities in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland and
Labrador, in the United States and the United Kingdom and has 9,000 employees.




For further information:

For further information: Jean Majeau, Vice President, Corporate Affairs,
(514) 343-3213, jmajeau@kruger.com; www.kruger.com


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