Caraustar tube plant recognized by Eastman Chemical for supplier excellence

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Caraustar tube plant recognized by Eastman Chemical for supplier excellence

April 20, 2011 - 12:39
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ATLANTA, GA, April 20, 2011 (PRNewswire) -Caraustar Industries, Inc.'s Kernersville, NC plant has been recognized by EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY, a global supplier of acetate yarn, and awarded EASTMAN'S SUPPLIER EXCELLENCE AWARD for the year 2010. This is the second consecutive year that Caraustar has received this recognition.

The Kernersville plant supplies yarn tubes to EASTMAN CHEMICAL. The award signifies consistent performance in providing high quality products and working on EASTMAN'S behalf to improve efficiency and competitiveness in today's challenging market.

"Receiving the EASTMAN SUPPLIER EXCELLENCE AWARD is a great achievement for the Kernersville Plant. It reflects our goal to be the first choice for paperboard packaging solutions," commented Chris Sexton, Kernersville Plant Manager.

About Caraustar

Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America's largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. For additional information on Caraustar, please visit the company's website at www.caraustar.com.