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Wisconsin woman joins Team SCA in round-the-world sailing race
PHILADELPHIA, December 18, 2013 – SCA, a leading global hygiene and forest products company and maker of the Tork® brand of away-from-home paper products, has been recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) as a best practice example in sustainability reporting.
SCA and the Tork brand impressed customers and attendees at this year’s ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America. The Tork Xpress Countertop Towel Dispenser won the show’s top honors in the Dispenser and Visitor’s Choice award categories.
The ground-breaking napkin dispenser from SCA transformed foodservice by saving billions of napkins in 10 years thanks to innovative one-at-a-time dispensing.
Philadelphia, November 12, 2013 – SCA, a leading global hygiene and forest products company and maker of the Tork® brand of away-from-home paper products, is recognized by WWF for leadership in transparency for disclosing their ecological footprint in the WWF Environmental Paper Company Index 2013.
Grants will support projects that range from outdoor classrooms and gardens to water quality study and water runoff abatement
SCA’s Tork brand offers professionals a first chance to experience the superior softness, absorbency and strength of its finest line of hand towels at ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2013
The donation is part of a month-long drive by Global Citizen and Interstate General Media to support teachers and students in Philadelphia affected by the District’s supply deficit.
Growth in production and employment, as well as contributions to the local community, has characterized SCA’s investment over the past decade.
PHILADELPHIA, October 15, 2013 – Having a sick child can wreak havoc on parents’ work-life balance – unexpectedly missing a day of work, negotiating which parent stays home, and dealing with the fear of lost pay are just a few ways. Eight out of 10 parents with young children (86%) experience some level of stress when a child is sick, new research reveals. According to the Centers for Disease...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky., Sept. 25, 2013 — The Bowling Green manufacturing plant of SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company, has been awarded a 2013 Environmental Excellence Award by the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP). The annual awards program recognizes the efforts and activities of individuals, businesses or organizations that are committed to protecting and...
Available in nine variations, Tork’s High-End Hand Towels feature a distinctive leaf that represents the very nature of elegance for discriminating customers
Hygiene brand develops online campaign in support of US-based Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry® campaign and Food Banks Canada to connect thousands of families with the healthy meals they need
SCA, the makers of Tork® branded products in North America, announced today it will serve as the primary sponsor of the National Restaurant Association’s 19th annual National Food Safety Month , which kicked off Sept. 1. As the leading provider of hygienic dispensing systems and paper goods for the foodservice industry, SCA’s Tork products promote best practices in restaurants and other...
After Surveying Stakeholders, SCA’s Tork Brand Focuses Product Line and Packaging to Highlight Specific Uses to Better Guide Customers.
SCA, the maker of the Tork® brand of away-from-home paper products, today announced that it will be a proud product supplier for Lambeau Field, providing the legendary football stadium with towel, tissue, and napkin products and dispensers beginning with the 2013 NFL season. At Lambeau Field, SCA will provide Tork brand bath tissue, paper towels and napkins. The sustainable and hygienic product...
PHILADELPHIA – (June 5, 2013) – U.S. consumers continue to go green, as 78 percent say they buy green products and services, a steady increase over 69 percent last year, according to the 5th Annual Tork Sustainability Study. The study was conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of SCA, makers of the Tork® brand of away-from-home paper products and one of the world’s most sustainable and ethic...
Xpressnap dispenser systems have been placed in over 60 countries and its dominance helped Tork napkins gain 50 percent share in foodservice; A showcase for sustainable business practices.
The restaurant industry’s preferred napkin dispensing system kicks off 10-year anniversary celebration with cake, $25,000 promotion winner and new research to boost sales.
SCA’s Tork® brand and National Restaurant Association research helps restaurants connect with customers to grow business
•Promoting loyalty programs leads to repeat visits by 72 percent of patrons
•Table tents and napkin dispensers with display panels are top marketing assets
•Environmental messages inspire repeat visits for 56 percent of patrons
Tork is a proud supporter of Food Banks of Canada, the national charitable organization representing and supporting the food bank community across Canada
SCA has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year by Ethisphere as one of the 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies
Stand and Counter models bring new cost savings, greater napkin capacity and fresh revenue producing opportunities to the Xpressnap® Signature system; Restaurant owners can win a $25,000 media package by adding new products
SCA is in the limelight with a full-page “Naturalize-Socialize-Capitalize” Tork® advertisement and a significant mention under the Sustainable Products section.
In 2012, nearly twice as many U.S. companies had (or were putting) sustainability plans in place over 2011
SCA invests nearly $175,000 to provide 500 waste management bin stations to reduce outdoor event waste by 75 percent.
Company Commits to Using Exclusively 100 Percent Recycled and Certified Fresh Fiber for all Tork Products; Will Achieve FSC Certification by 2014
Grants will support projects that range from outdoor classrooms and gardens to recycling/composting initiatives and water quality study
Promote weekly specials or create ads for nearby businesses – just two of the countless ways the free AD-a-Glance Customizer tool from SCA’s Tork brand can help boost sales
New Tork packaging is easier to lift, carry, open and dispose
SCA Survey Reveals Americans’ Handwashing Habits; Consumer Awareness of Importance of Hand Hygiene Grossly Exaggerated
Premium, soft hand towels help office building owners and managers make a positive impression with tenants and their customers
Employees’ experiences with the disease and connection to users of SCA’s TENA® incontinence products drive fundraising efforts and participation in walk
Month-long promotion to focus on stopping the spread of foodborne illness by focusing on preventing cross-contamination
SCA joins the City of Flagstaff to provide a hands-on day of learning and fun for fourth-graders about the science of water, its importance and how to conserve it
Company gives more than 40 full-time students in U.S. and Canada scholarships for higher education in 2012-2013
Company is a platinum sponsor of family activities during July 22–28, 2012
For third consecutive year, SCA sponsors free concerts in South Glens Falls Historical Park
Donation of $5,000 will help northern Arizona families who are battling cancer
SCA's Tork Green Business Survey Yields Insights on Why Sustainability is Essential to Business
First-grade class at Warrensburg Elementary wins an interactive SMART Board® for creative video showing the importance of proper hand-washing
In addition to about two dozen employee volunteers, SCA contributed $3,500 as a sponsor in fixing up the home
SCA employees volunteered their labor to help the City of Menasha plant 60 evergreen trees and 60 dogwood shrubs
The sustainability award is given by APICS to companies that have shown a commitment to the triple bottom line in social, environmental and economic initiatives.
“SCA also takes a lot of pride in giving back to the communities where its employees live and work”
Company also raises the bar on its commitment to sustainability with new global targets
Ranked best in environmental footprint overall category
Ranked for fifth consecutive year by Ethisphere award and third consecutive year
Premium Foam Soaps and Sanitizers Designed to Meet Customer Hand Hygiene Needs
New Xpressnap Signature Sharply Reduces Waste While Customized Display Improves Customer Revenue Opportunities
Four New Tork Dispensers Bolster User Hygiene While Guaranteeing Maintenance Savings
Request from employees at SCA Neenah converting facility spur company donation
SCA hosts Junior Achievement Job Shadow 2012, cultivating career interests of seventh-grade students from Oliver Winch Middle School
Certification Fortifies Tork Brand's Position as a Leader in Sustainability
Russo to take lead on North American away from home tissue business, Jansen and Albrecht in Roles on SCA’s Americas Leadership Team
Company inspires environmental responsibility throughout 10 years of operating in North America
Makers of Xpressnap® Join Effort to Stop Childhood Hunger in America
TOWN OF MENASHA, Wis., – Citing SCA’s long-term commitment and contributions to the region, the Town of Menasha awarded the tissue maker its 2010 Business of the Year award Monday evening.
SCA’s Service Excellence Center Donation Puts School One Step Closer to New, Safer Equipment
Company sponsors autumn fundraising events at Gordon Bubolz Preserve and Heckrodt Wetland Reserve
New research reveals poor handwashing practices
SCA’S TORK BRAND CELEBRATES NATIONAL CLEAN HANDS WEEK WITH TIPS FOR STAYING CLEAN AT HOME AND WORK
Employees donate used clothes, Wisconsin artist creates mural for Evergreen Auditorium
PHILADELPHIA - SCA, a global hygiene company, will invest $70 million in premium tissue technology for its North American tissue business. The investment marks an expansion of its premium product offering and will support customer demand in the away-from-home market for premium towel, tissues and napkin products.
Local 2-1279, representing SCA employees, gives a total of $2,000 for higher education
First Podcast Episodes Feature Discussions About New Research in Sustainability and Hygiene
The Only Away-From-Home Paper Company to Offer Certified Compostable Napkins
All facilities seek to optimize their planning and purchasing process, and to keep their waste and environmental impact as low as possible. Though there are few facilities with the same extreme requirements as the remotely located research base on Antarctica.
American Red Cross and Feeding America receive more than $125,000 in aid
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
New Research Shows Environmental Standards Affect Consumer Buying and Dining Habits
Survey Aims to Help Businesses Develop Better Sustainability and Hygiene Practices
$25,000 Initial Donation, Dollar-for-Dollar Employee Matching Program and Product Donations
Employees participated in the Rebuilding Together® Fox Valley Spring Project Day 2011
Tissue maker joins advisory group to national coalition of unions and environmental organizations that are working together to create a more sustainable economy
Company donates $10,000 to annual JDRF fundraiser in Pittsburgh
Volunteers from SCA have donated more than 400 hours to weekly reading program
NEENAH, Wis. — Employees at SCA’s Neenah converting facility recently collected nearly 265 pounds of personal care items, such as toothpaste, deodorant and laundry detergent, for the 19th annual Help for the Homeless campaign. WEMI-91.9FM and WEMY-91.5FM radio stations sorted and distributed the items among the 45 homeless shelters and crisis agencies throughout the Fox Valley, Oshkosh, Fond du...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. —SCA Tissue has donated $5,000 to Hairstock 2011, a community art and music fair that raises funds for cancer patients who are undergoing treatment at the local branch of the Cancer Center of Northern Arizona (Arizona Oncology), located on the Flagstaff Medical Center campus.
Celebrating 10 years in North America, SCA has recycled 12 billion pounds of paper to make products
SCA has set a goal to reduce 20 % of its CO2 emissions by 2020. Our tissue plant in Kawerau, New Zealand – where Tork paper towels, napkins and toilet tissues is manufactured – just managed to reduce its emissions and match that in a single stroke, by the double.
PHILADELPHIA — SCA , a global hygiene and paper company with regional operations in the Fox Cities, has been named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the fourth consecutive year. According to the Institute, the ranking list recognizes companies that go beyond making statements about doing business “ethically” and actually translate those words into action....
SCA offers family friendly activity tips for celebrating Earth Hour
Beginning March 17, SCA and the Tork® Green Hygiene Council™ Ask Americans to Go Green by Earth Day
Prizes leave Wisconsin for winners in California and Tennessee
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Don Jordan, Director, Southwest Operations of SCA’s North American tissue division, has been elected to the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce board of directors for a three-year term, which started on Jan. 1, 2011.
Tork Green Hygiene Council member Donna Duberg provided tips for staying healthy at group gatherings, such as parties for the Big Football Game. The release was picked up by numerous media outlets, helping to spread SCA's hygiene message to a wider audience.
SCA recently donated $2,000 of Tork® towel and bath tissue products, which are made and converted locally by SCA in South Glens Falls and Greenwich, N.Y., to Double H Ranch, a camp for seriously ill children located in Lake Luzerne, N.Y.
SCA Tissue and Evergreen Credit Union presented the Town of Menasha with ceremonial checks Monday night, representing their sponsorship of the free electronics-recycling event they co-sponsored at the Town of Menasha Municipal Center on Nov. 13 as part of the annual celebration of America Recycles Day.
Company sponsors Sean Caisse in his 6th NASCAR Nationwide Series Start of 2010
SCA Awards Nearly $25,000 in Environmental Education Grants to Celebrate America Recycles Day, November 15th
Environmental education projects selected in Wisconsin, Arizona, Alabama and New York
Business neighbors are first in Wisconsin to earn an HSBN designation for commitment to health, safety, sustainability and environmental stewardship
SCA has promoted Scott Milburn to the position of Director of National Accounts, Commercial and Industrial, for its Tork® brand of products.
PHILADELPHIA – SCA Tissue North America is donating more than $200,000 worth of Tork® wiper products to Gifts In Kind International. The wipers will be used by nonprofit and grassroots volunteer groups to aid the Gulf oil spill disaster relief efforts.
At the onset of Flu Season, Tork® sponsors record to promote hand hygiene
PHILADELPHIA (October 8, 2010) – The best offense is always a good defense. Prior to the Philadelphia Union versus LA Galaxy soccer match on October 7, 2,151 fans achieved a new record with Guinness World Records for simultaneously sanitizing their hands. SCA, a global hygiene company, and its Tork® brand of away-from-home paper and hand hygiene products, sponsored the record setting to advocate for proper hand hygiene.
SCA’s commitment to sustainability and community spurred $50,000 cash donation
Project to enhance wildlife habitat, restore biodiversity and increase environmental education opportunities
New dispensing system helps reduce costs, improve hygiene and reduce waste
Hygiene Expert Offers Simple Tips to Improve Food Handling and Cleaning With a Focus On Hygiene
New Collapsible Bottle Includes Technology to Prevent Dripping
SCA team carries on company’s ‘c/o life’ commitment to the community
Space-saving product offers one-napkin-at-a-time dispensing to reduce costs and waste
SCA officially dedicated its four wind turbines last week at the company’s Service Excellence Center (SEC) in Wisconsin, with a community green fair and a ceremony attended by business, union and political dignitaries.
Tork®, a brand of SCA, today introduced a revitalized company website, Torkusa.com, complete with new, user-friendly design and functions, to enable its customers to find perfect product solutions based on their specific needs.
Additional Opportunities Exist For Business Owners Who Successfully Communicate Green Messages to Consumers
Hygiene expert offers tips for restaurant owners to improve their cleaning practices, retain customers
Mike Jansen has been named Vice President, Finance, and Chief Financial Officer of SCA Tissue North America. Based in Neenah, Wisconsin, he will continue to report to SCA Tissue President Don Lewis.
Leading Personal Hygiene Company Achieves Recognition for its Sustainable Products
Thorough Handwashing Key to Staying Healthy Says Hygiene and Disease Prevention Expert
SCA Tissue has donated more than $6,000 to the 28th American Cancer Society’s Sole Burner Run/Walk taking place May 8, in Appleton, Wis. In addition to giving $5,000 as one of the major event sponsors, the company also is contributing nearly $1,400 to cover registration fees for participating employees and family members from its Wisconsin facilities — 74 people total.
Hand hygiene is the primary measure taken to reduce healthcare-associated infections. On May 5th 2010, the World Health Organization (WHO) is issuing a global call to action to acknowledge and campaign for improved hand hygiene in healthcare. Are you thinking about upgrading your hygiene equipment?
Schools invited to apply for up to $2,500 in funds for environmental projects
Drengler will direct the development and implementation of product and marketing strategies for the Away From Home tissue division of SCA in the United States and Canada.
Company recognized as a sustainability leader for sixth year in a row
SCA Tissue Vice President and CFO Joseph Fahley presents check to town
Photo Information: Joseph Fahley, left, SCA Tissue Vice President and CFO, holds the ceremonial donation check with Arden Tews, Town of Menasha Chairman.
Tork® Manual and Automatic Foam Soap Dispensing Systems Offer Hygienic Options
Donations Assist West Philly Hybrid X Team Develop Efficient Automobile, Reinforce SCA’s Commitment to Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship
Environmental Management Systems at Alabama, Wisconsin facilities meet rigorous international standards
Report Highlights New Research into America’s Hygiene, Green Business Practices; Offers Expert Tips from the Tork® Green Hygiene Council™
CHESTER, Pa. (February 16, 2010)— Philadelphia Union, the expansion Major League Soccer club, announce the commitment of two new corporate sponsors, Herr Foods Inc and SCA Tissue North America, for 2010 and beyond. Both are multi-year relationships. Herr’s products will be recognized as the “Official Salty Snack of the team and stadium” and SCA’s Tork products as the “Official Paper Provider of...
Former Director of Employee Relations brings strong background in labor relations and law
SCA makes $50,000 donation, commits to product contributions and dollar-for-dollar employee matching program
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 17, 2009 – Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 1478 at the South Glens Falls mill of SCA Tissue North America have ratified a labor contract that constitutes a master labor agreement applicable to union workers at all SCA Tissue operations. By ratifying the contract, employees at the location gain access to a SCA/USW national framework for wages and benefits, exact terms of which were not disclosed. The contract also includes an agreement to collaborate on productivity improvements and on the creation of a joint health and wellness committee.
PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2009 — Don Jordan has joined SCA Tissue North America as Regional Director, Southwest Operations.
Environmental education project selected in Wisconsin, Arizona, Alabama and New York
2009 Alabama PALS Governor’s Awards presented to both SCA Tissue Barton Operations and volunteers in Litter Getters
Expert Panel Showcases Company’s Commitment to Hygiene and Sustainability
Innovative, Stylish Dispensers Control Consumption for More Cost-Effective Facilities
To achieve green goals, managers need to understand products and the spaces in which they will operate
Retrofitting and remodeling earns Philadelphia center status as a green building space
Recycled products, third-party certification, holistic approach led to choice of Tork® products
SCA Tissue deepened its environmental partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles when it teamed up recently for a special event in Eagles Forest, a 6.5 acre space located within the Neshaminy State Park in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
Tork is a brand of SCA, Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget. SCA offers personal care products, tissue, publication papers and solid-wood products in more than 90 countries. For more information, visit www.sca.com
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