Canadian Packaging

Strathcona Paper wins PPI award

Strathcona Paper LP, based in Toronto with a mill in Napanee, Ont. and known as an eco-friendly paperboard manufacturer in North America, has won the 2010 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Award for Innovative Product of the Year.


November 17, 2010
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Strathcona Paper LP, based in Toronto with a mill in Napanee, Ont. and known as an eco-friendly paperboard manufacturer in North America, has won the 2010 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Award for Innovative Product of the Year.

Honored for its GreenChoice 100 product, the award acknowledges companies that demonstrate continuous leadership to support environmental stewardship.

The GreenChoice 100 is the first and only product of its kind in North America made from 100 per cent recycled fibers, and is: 100 per cent recyclable, 100 per cent carbon neutral and Strathcona purchases 100 per cent clean renewable energy to offset energy used in its manufacture.

“We are honoured to be named the winner of this prestigious award”, says Mark Sklar, president and chief operating officer, Strathcona Paper. “Since we opened our doors in 1873, our goal has been to create quality products while ensuring we have a positive impact on the environment. Through our rigorous environmental policies and continuous dedication to perfect our process, we have been able to provide our customers – both converters and brand owners – with 100 percent recycled products.”

The PPI Awards recognize the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and paper sector. Launched in 2009, the annual awards ceremony provides an opportunity for pulp and papermakers worldwide to show off their achievements on a global platform.

About Strathcona Paper LP

  • only N.A. recycled paperboard company dedicated exclusively to the manufacture and supply of medium-to-heavyweight clay coated paperboard for applications that demand high stiffness and strength;
  • products are used in the manufacture of packaged food and household goods, laundry detergent, pet products, hardware and other items requiring paperboard packaging;
  • is a division of Forest Resources LLC, part of Greenwich, CT-based Atlas Holdings LLC Group of Companies.
  • is the largest 100 per cent recycled clay coated paperboard mill in Canada.

For more information, visit www.strathconapaper.com.