ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 10, 2014 (Press Release) - Metsä Tissue, part of Metsä Group, is continuing its work on lowering carbon dioxide emissions and improving energy efficiency in tissue manufacturing. The Sustainable Low Carbon Tissue Manufacturing (SLCTM) project is part of Metsä Group's work on improving its energy efficiency by 10 percent by the year 2020.Read more
DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2013 (PRNewswire) - Kimberly-Clark Corp. has been named an industry leader in CDP's annual report on its efforts to assess and minimize deforestation risks across its global supply chain, earning the top ranking for three of the past four years.Read more
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.Read more
BRUSSELS, Sept. 12, 2013 (RISI) - SCA Tissue Finland is considering building a new steam boiler facility at its 80,000 tonne/yr tissue mill in Nokia, near Tampere, in Finland. The firm has applied for an environmental and operating permit for the plant from the Regional State Administrative Agency of Western and Inland Finland.
SCA declined to respond to any questions regarding the project as the process is ongoing.Read more
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
PORCARI, Italy, July 24, 2013 (Press Release) -Sofidel, one of the leading European manufacturers of paper for hygiene and domestic use, is pleased to announce that they have met their five-year target to reduce their CO2 emissions by 11%, a target that was set in 2008 when they joined WWF's international Climate Savers programme.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