KINGSEY FALLS, QC, July 30, 2013 (Press Release) -Four Cascades plants: Tissue Group - Candiac, Boxboard- Jonquière, Norampac - Cabano and the facilities in Kingsey Falls (recognized as one site) are now members of Hydro-Québec's EcoElectric network. The network is made up of a group of major corporations recognized for their leadership and outstanding performance in energy efficiency. The four units join the Cascades Lupel plant in Trois-Rivières, which has been a member of the network since 2008.
To reach the required level, Cascades had to meet the following criteria:Read more
WATERFORD, NY, July 15, 2013 (Press Release) -Cascades Tissue Group today announced that the company's first-of-its-kind Cascadesâ Moka 100 percent recycled unbleached bathroom tissue has been honored with a first place finish in the Green Manufacturer magazine's 2013 Green Manufacturer's Innovation Awards. The panel of judges praised Cascades for the product's "outstanding features" and commitment to sustainability, as well as its low environmental impact compared to similar, traditional products.Read more
BRUSSELS, June 6, 2013 (RISI) - Cascades will suspend its virgin fiber cartonboard production for three weeks for maintenance at its Djupafors mill in Sweden.
The mill will be stopped from June 21 to mid-July, management at Careo, Cascades' sales subsidiary, said, adding that the usual annual maintenance downtime was being extended in order to include workers holidays and enable a smooth restart from mid-July. The management ruled out any market-related downtime, saying that the mill is currently fully booked.Read more
Last night at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Alain Lemaire, Executive Chairman of the Board at Cascades, was named "Greenest CEO in Canada", a recognition initiated by Corporate Knights, an organization specialized in the promotion of good corporate practices in terms of social responsibility. This prestigious award, given for the first time, was presented to Mr. Lemaire before more than 500 guests gathered as part of Corporate Knight's 12th annual gala which reveals and honours Canada's best 50 corporate citizens.Read more
Cascades is pleased to announce the appointment of Mario Plourde to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Plourde is Chief Operating Officer of Cascades and has been managing the company’s operations since 2011. He works in close collaboration with the President and heads up the management team responsible for operations of the various business segments of the company’s three major groups (Tissue Group, Containerboard Group and Specialty Products Group).Read more
KINGSEY FALLS, QC, May 15, 2013 (PRNewswire) -Cascades is launching its new line of moving boxes made in Québec from corrugated board containing 80% recycled materials-just in time for July 1st! Whether you are packing up a large house or a small apartment, you can now purchase boxes in small quantities, which until now have been available only to companies for industrial packaging.Read more