The Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters recognizes the
Company's sustainable actions
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Kruger Products L.P., Canada's
leading manufacturer of quality tissue products proudly announces that
it has earned the 2013 Greening of the Supply Chain Award from the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters.
Currently in it's fifth year, this distinction is awarded to a Canadian
company that has initiated, implemented, and proven a corporate
commitment to greening its supply chain, as well as reducing its carbon
footprint. Kruger Products' sustainable progress set the Company apart
from the other two finalists, Toshiba and Celestica. Walmart won the
award in 2012.
"It is a privilege to be recognized for our projects, large and small,
that are contributing to lessening its impact on the environment," says
John O'Hara, Vice President of Logistics, Kruger Products.
Specifically, the Company won this award because of its updated
Supplier Policies, FSC certification, work in reducing logistics and
transportation inefficiencies, and installation of innovative
technologies to improve its sustainable performance, among other
"The award is a real testament to our leadership and commitment to
driving sustainable change within our company, our broader industry and
the industries of our customers," says Steven Sage, Vice President of
Sustainability & Innovation, Kruger Products. "At the mid-way point of
our Sustainability 2015 journey, we are proud of our progress and will
continue to work hard to continue to find ways to evolve our
To follow Kruger Products' sustainable progress and learn more about how
it is building a sustainable future visit www.sustainability2015.ca.
About Kruger Products L.P.
Kruger Products L.P. is Canada's leading manufacturer of quality tissue
products for household, industrial and commercial use. Kruger Products
L.P. serves the Canadian consumer market with such well-known brands as
Cashmere®, Purex®, SpongeTowels®, Scotties®' and White Swan®. In the
U.S., Kruger Products L.P. manufactures the White Cloud® brand, as well
as many private label products. Kruger Products L.P. has approximately
2,300 employees across North America and operates five FSC®
CoC-certified mills (FSC® C104904), four of which are located in Canada
and one in the US. For more information visit www.krugerproducts.ca.
About KP Tissue Inc.
KP Tissue Inc. (KPT) was created to acquire, and its business is limited
to holding, a limited partnership interest in KPLP. For more
information visit www.kptissueinc.com.
SOURCE: Kruger Products L.P.
For further information:
Vice President, Sustainability & Innovation
Director of Investor Relations
KP Tissue Inc.