Canadian Packaging

Veritiv Packaging launches sugar cane paperboard

New Earth Pact Sugar Cane Paperboard from Veritiv Packaging made from a byproduct of sugar processing—a sustainable packaging option available exclusively through Veritiv in the U.S. and Canada markets.


January 29, 2016
by Canadian Packaging staff

ATLANTA—The Packaging Solutions Group of Veritiv Corporation has announced the availability of Earth Pact Sugar Cane Paperboard, a material made from 100 percent pure sugar cane bagasse, an agricultural by-product of sugar manufacturing.

“Earth Pact is just one example of Veritiv’s commitment to providing sustainable packaging solutions for the future,” says Veritiv senior vice-president – packaging solutions Darin Tang. “From new coating technologies to renewable resources, Veritiv is at the cutting edge of today’s technology for sustainable packaging.”

Exclusive to Veritiv, Earth Pact Sugar Cane Paperboard, developed in partnership with Carvajal Pulp and Paper, is well-suited for a variety of packaging applications in the food, cosmetics and similar industries. Earth Pact Sugar Cane Paperboard offers a range of features and benefits, including:

  • Made from 100 percent pure sugar cane bagasse;
  • No bleach, chemical, or dyes;
  • Moisture and grease resistant grades available;
  • Rapid renewable resource, grown year round, harvested every 12-14 months.

To learn more about Veritiv’s Earth Pact Sugar Cane Paperboard visit the Earth Pact website.

About Veritiv

Veritiv Corporation, with executive offices in Atlanta, and significant operations in the Greater Cincinnati, OH area, is a North American leader in business-to-business distribution solutions. Serving customers across virtually every industry, Veritiv provides print, publishing, packaging, facility and logistics solutions that help shape the success of its customers. Established in 2014, following the merger of International Paper Company’s xpedx division and Unisource Worldwide, the Company employs approximately 8,900 team members across about 180 distribution centers throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. For more information about Veritiv and its business segments visit www.veritivcorp.com.






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