LACHINE, QC, March 12, 2020 (Press Release) -Supremex Inc. (“Supremex” or the “Company”), a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions, today announced, that it received its second industry leading British Retail Consortium (BRC) Certification after a rigorous audit, in recognition of the compliance of its corrugate box manufacturing facility, in Lachine, Quebec, accomplishing the highest AA grade status.
“Implemented around the world by major food retailers, manufacturers and packaging businesses, the prestigious certification is a symbol for best practices in the retail supply chain and demonstrates that: Durabox, a Division of Supremex, is highly proficient in upholding product safety and reliability,” said Stewart Emerson, president and CEO of Supremex Inc. ‘’This new certification should position us well in the premium segment of the food and beverage industry,” added Mr. Emerson.
The BRC Global Standard is part of an independently audited safety and quality certification program. Food industry experts from retailers, manufacturers, and service organizations developed this management system, and it is the first Packaging Standard in the world to be recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) committee. The AA status achieved by Durabox helps provide protection to the consumer, verifies technical performance, and demonstrates competence in maintaining product safety and integrity.
Supremex Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions. Supremex operates 13 facilities across seven provinces in Canada and three facilities in the United States employing approximately 935 people. Supremex’ growing footprint allows it to efficiently manufacture and distribute paper and packaging solutions designed to the specifications of major national and multinational corporations, resellers, government entities, SMEs and solutions providers.