PPI recognizes Kruger Products for its sustainable business growth
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Kruger Products L.P., Canada's
leading manufacturer of quality tissue products has earned one of the
pulp and paper industry's most prestigious awards - the Business Strategy of the Year Award from Pulp and Paper International (PPI).
"Being recognized for our sustainable growth among such notable peers is
truly an honour," says Mario Gosselin, CEO, Kruger Products. "This
award is shared by the 2,300 Kruger Products employees because together
we have defined our corporate strategies, enhanced our customer
relationships and expanded our market reach to ensure a future of
The Business Strategy of the Year award is presented to the pulp or
paper company that stands out among all others in devising and
implementing a successful strategy for running its business. The
winning company has not only made intelligent investments or
divestments, but has addressed the various needs of its customers and
markets, whether on a global or regional basis, and is on a solid and
secure financial footing for the future. The other award finalists in
this category include: Middle East Paper Company (Saudi Arabia),
Bio-PAPPEL, SAB de CV (Mexico), Portucel Soporcel Group (Portugal).
Currently in its fifth year, the PPI awards were launched by RISI, the
leading information provider to the global forest products industry.
The PPI awards are the only global awards dedicated to recognizing the
achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper
sector. The judging panel includes international industry experts
selected by RISI based on relevant expertise. The awards were presented
during the New RISI Global Outlook Conference at the Ritz-Carlton
Financial Center in Dubai.
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 Kruger Products L.P. 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.