Canadian Packaging

Kruger delivers paper bottle

Get the facts on Kruger and the new Ecologic paper bottle made from 100 per cent recycled content.

July 15, 2014
by Canadian Packaging Staff

Rick Rourke of Kruger discusses the company’s venture with Ecologic, to produce a new 100 per cent recycled paper bottle that is being used—so far—to pack protein drinks, wine and even laundry detergent.

Ecologic Brands, makers of America’s first recycled paper bottle and the award-winning eco.bottle line is working with Kruger as the exclusive licensee and manufacturer of Ecologic’s paper bottle technology in Canada.

The interview is conducted by Canadian Packaging publisher Stephen Dean with video shot by Brad Ling at the magazine’s annual 50 Packaging Ideas Expo in Toronto. Additional information on this event can be found HERE.

Kruger Inc. is a Canadian corporation and manufacturer of publication papers, tissue, lumber and other wood products, corrugated cartons from recycled fibres, green and renewable energy, and wines and spirits. The company is a leader in paper and paperboard recycling in North America. Kruger Inc. operates facilities in Québec, Ontario, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the United States.

Kruger owns KRUPACK Packaging. Its plants in LaSalle (Quebec) and Brampton (Ontario) manufacture containers for food, beverages, dairy products, meat, fruit and vegetables, flowers, chemicals, textiles and clothing. They also produce boxes for large electrical appliances, auto parts and other industrial products.

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