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Tari Christofferson, Marketing Communications Manager
phone: (920) 720-4671
email: tari.christofferson@sca.com

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Thursday, August 14, 2014 / Tork news

SCA’s Tork Brand Shares Its Strength to Combat Childhood Hunger

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Tork Announces Sweepstakes to Support Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry® campaign and Continues the Fight Against Hunger as sponsor of the 2014 Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival and Official Napkin Provider of the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite

Monday, July 14, 2014 / Tork news

Millennial Consumers Lead Growth in Green Purchasing

Sixth Annual Tork Green Business Survey observes generational shifts in green purchasing behaviors and attitudes

Monday, July 14, 2014 / Tork news

More Canadian consumers seeking green products and services in current economy

Tork Green Business Survey indicates high expectations from consumers on environmental offerings and claims

Monday, July 07, 2014 / Tork news

The Results Are In: Tork Premium Towels Are Simply Preferred

In recent third-party, side-by-side comparison tests, Class A building Employees prefer Tork Premium Hand Towels

Monday, July 07, 2014 / Tork news

The Results Are In: Tork Premium Towels Are Simply Preferred

In recent third-party, side-by-side comparison tests, Class A building employees prefer Tork Premium Hand Towels

Thursday, June 12, 2014 / Tork news

SCA Launches New Tork Foodservice Cleaning Wipe to Deliver a Fresh Impression to Customers across Canada

Front-of-house wipes efficiently clean tables between seatings and encourage repeat customer visits

Saturday, May 17, 2014 / Tork news

SCA Launches New Tork Foodservice Wet Wipe System to Deliver a Clean and Fresh Impression to Customers

Front-of-house wipes clean and sanitize to efficiently maintain hygienic standards and encourage repeat customer visits

Monday, April 14, 2014 / Tork news

461 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 89.1 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 14, 2014) – Rutgers University and United States Military Academy (West Point) are just two of the schools topping the rankings of the annual RecycleMania Tournament, which leverages campus spirit to increase recycling and waste reduction at colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada. All told, 461 schools participated this year representing more than 5.3 milli...

Monday, April 14, 2014 / Tork news

Tork Heavy Duty Paper Wiper and Xpressnap Signature Dispensers, have been selected as 2014 Sanitary Maintenance Distributor Choice Award Winners!

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Tork product’s Tork Heavy Duty Paper Wiper and Xpressnap Signature Dispensers will be featured in the June issue of Sanitary Maintenance as Distributor Choice Award Winners! The Sanitary Maintenance Distributor Choice Awards Program recognizes the most innovative and useful sanitary supply products of the year, as determined by sanitary supply distributors who voted in an online campaign. The...

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 / SCA news

SCA NAMED ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST ETHICAL COMPANIES FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Global hygiene and forest products leader recognized for conscious capitalism in everything they do

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 / SCA news

SCA Announces New American Crewmember to join Team SCA in Race Around the World

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Only all-female team set to complete two practice transatlantic sails, including a stop in the U.S. this May, as they ramp up training in advance of the Volvo Ocean Race

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 / SCA news

SCA Selects First American Crewmember to Join Only All-Female Team in Volvo Ocean Race

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Wisconsin woman joins Team SCA in round-the-world sailing race

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 / Tork news

SCA Recognized for Best Practices in Sustainability Reporting by World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

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. 

Friday, November 22, 2013 / Tork news

Tork Left Big Impressions on Las Vegas as Innovative Towel Dispenser Takes Top Spot at ISSA Show Awards

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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.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 / SCA news

SCA Celebrates 10-year Anniversary of Tork Xpressnap

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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.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 / SCA news

SCA, maker of the Tork brand, recognized for leadership in transparency among pulp and paper manufacturers in WWF Environmental Paper Company Index 2013

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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.

Thursday, November 07, 2013 / SCA news

SCA Awards more than $43,000 in Environmental Education Grants to 14 Schools on America Recycles Day 2013

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Grants will support projects that range from outdoor classrooms and gardens to water quality study and water runoff abatement

Monday, November 04, 2013 / Tork news

New Collection of High-End Hand Towels Debut at top Tradeshow, Proving that Impressions Make the Difference

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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

Monday, October 28, 2013 / SCA news

SCA donates needed hygiene supplies to School District of Philadelphia

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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.

Monday, October 21, 2013 / SCA news

SCA Barton Operation Celebrates 10 Years of Growth in Alabama

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Growth in production and employment, as well as contributions to the local community, has characterized SCA’s investment over the past decade.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 / SCA news

New Tablet App Makes Hand Washing Fun for Pre-School Kids

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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...

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / SCA news

SCA Americas Bowling Green Plant Receives Environmental Excellence Award

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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...

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 / SCA news

SCA’s Tork Brand Launches Finest Collection of High-End Towels, Knowing that Impressions Make the Difference

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Available in nine variations, Tork’s High-End Hand Towels feature a distinctive leaf that represents the very nature of elegance for discriminating customers

Wednesday, September 04, 2013 / SCA news

SCA’s Tork Brand Launches Every Glance is a Chance AD-a-Glance Promotion to help End Childhood Hunger

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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

Tuesday, September 03, 2013 / SCA news

SCA Focuses on Importance of Food Allergen Awareness as Sponsor of National Food Safety Month

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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...

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 / Tork news

SCA’s Tork Brand Revamps North American Wiping and Cleaning Products to Focus on Task-Based Needs

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After Surveying Stakeholders, SCA’s Tork Brand Focuses Product Line and Packaging to Highlight Specific Uses to Better Guide Customers.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 / Tork news

SCA’s Tork Brand Announces Pita Fusion as Winner of Xpressnap® Signature Complete Package Promotion

Promotion celebrates 10-year anniversary of Tork Xpressnap,

North America’s leading napkin dispensing system

Thursday, August 01, 2013 / SCA news

SCA’s Tork Brand to Kick Off Lambeau Field Partnership

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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...

Wednesday, June 05, 2013 / Tork news

U.S. Consumers Increase ‘Green’ Purchases; But Are They Willing to Pay More?

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...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 / Tork news

Tork Xpressnap Celebrates 10 Years as the Leading Napkin Dispenser System in North America

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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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 / Tork news

Celebrate 10 Years of Xpressnap at SCA Booth #1254 During 2013 National Restaurant Association Show

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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.

Monday, May 13, 2013 / Tork news

Want Customers to Come Back To Your Restaurant?

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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

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 / Tork news

SCA’s Tork Brand Announces Partnership with Food Banks of Canada

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Tork is a proud supporter of Food Banks of Canada, the national charitable organization representing and supporting the food bank community across Canada

Wednesday, March 06, 2013 / SCA news

SCA named as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for sixth year

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SCA has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year by Ethisphere as one of the 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 / Tork news

Tork Xpressnap Dispensers Celebrate 10 Years as the Leading Napkin System in North America with Additions to the Signature Line

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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

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 / SCA news

Fortune Magazine spotlights SCA’s sustainability focus

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SCA is in the limelight with a full-page “Naturalize-Socialize-Capitalize” Tork® advertisement and a significant mention under the Sustainable Products section.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 / Tork news

2012 Tork Report Finds Growing Concerns in Business and Consumer Attitudes toward Sustainability and Hygiene

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In 2012, nearly twice as many U.S. companies had (or were putting) sustainability plans in place over 2011

Thursday, November 15, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Partners with City of Philadelphia to Introduce new Composting/Recycling Program for Outdoor Events

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SCA invests nearly $175,000 to provide 500 waste management bin stations to reduce outdoor event waste by 75 percent.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 / Tork news

SCA sets sustainability standard with ambitious goals for Tork® products in North America

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Company Commits to Using Exclusively 100 Percent Recycled and Certified Fresh Fiber for all Tork Products; Will Achieve FSC Certification by 2014

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Awards Nearly $24,000 in Environmental Education Grants to 10 Schools on America Recycles Day 2012

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Grants will support projects that range from outdoor classrooms and gardens to recycling/composting initiatives and water quality study

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / Tork news

Design Your Own AD-a-Glance Tool Brings Fresh Value to Industry’s Top Napkin Dispenser System

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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

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 / Tork news

Revolutionary Tork Easy Handling™ Packaging Makes Installation and Clean-Up Easy

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New Tork packaging is easier to lift, carry, open and dispose

Monday, October 15, 2012 / SCA news

Men Caught Dirty-Handed When it Comes to Good Hygiene

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SCA Survey Reveals Americans’ Handwashing Habits; Consumer Awareness of Importance of Hand Hygiene Grossly Exaggerated

Friday, September 28, 2012 / Tork news

Tork Launches Its Finest, Best-in-Class Hand Towel Offering to Date

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Premium, soft hand towels help office building owners and managers make a positive impression with tenants and their customers

Thursday, September 20, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Employees Compete and Raise $5,000 for Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 22, 2012

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Employees’ experiences with the disease and connection to users of SCA’s TENA® incontinence products drive fundraising efforts and participation in walk

Wednesday, September 05, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Announces Sole Sponsorship of the National Restaurant Association’s National Food Safety Month

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Month-long promotion to focus on stopping the spread of foodborne illness by focusing on preventing cross-contamination

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Sponsors WET Festival to Help Flagstaff Fourth-Graders Get Water-Wise on Sept. 26, 2012

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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

Monday, August 27, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Awards More Than $60,000 in Scholarships to Children of Employees

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Company gives more than 40 full-time students in U.S. and Canada scholarships for higher education in 2012-2013

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Donates $1,000 for Children’s Week in Appleton

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Company is a platinum sponsor of family activities during July 22–28, 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Summer Concerts in the Park Series Kicks Off June 26

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For third consecutive year, SCA sponsors free concerts in South Glens Falls Historical Park

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Supports Hairstock as Lead Sponsor

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Donation of $5,000 will help northern Arizona families who are battling cancer

Monday, June 04, 2012 / SCA news

Despite Proliferation of Green Products, Over Forty Percent of American Adults Believe the Movement is Just Getting Started

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SCA's Tork Green Business Survey Yields Insights on Why Sustainability is Essential to Business

Friday, June 01, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Announces the Winners of its Clean Hands Awareness Contest

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First-grade class at Warrensburg Elementary wins an interactive SMART Board® for creative video showing the importance of proper hand-washing

Monday, May 07, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Sponsorship and Volunteers Revitalize Neenah Woman’s Home

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In addition to about two dozen employee volunteers, SCA contributed $3,500 as a sponsor in fixing up the home

Friday, May 04, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Sponsors City of Menasha Arbor Day Planting

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SCA employees volunteered their labor to help the City of Menasha plant 60 evergreen trees and 60 dogwood shrubs

Friday, April 27, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Named 2012 Company of the Year and Sustainable Company

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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.

Monday, April 23, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Donates More than 18,000 Cases of Soap and Hand Sanitizer

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“SCA also takes a lot of pride in giving back to the communities where its employees live and work”

Friday, April 20, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Honors Earth Day 2012 by Offering $25,000 in Environmental Education Grants for Local Schools

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Company also raises the bar on its commitment to sustainability with new global targets

Wednesday, April 04, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Wins WWF Award

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Ranked best in environmental footprint overall category

Wednesday, April 04, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Among Most Ethical-Admired Companies

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Ranked for fifth consecutive year by Ethisphere award and third consecutive year

Friday, March 09, 2012 / Tork news

SCA’s Tork Brand Introduces Six Skin Care Products in Canada

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Premium Foam Soaps and Sanitizers Designed to Meet Customer Hand Hygiene Needs

Thursday, March 01, 2012 / Tork news

SCA Introduces Tork Xpressnap Signature Dispensers Featuring Enhanced Styling and Performance

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New Xpressnap Signature Sharply Reduces Waste While Customized Display Improves Customer Revenue Opportunities

Thursday, March 01, 2012 / Tork news

Additions to Tork Elevation Line Decrease Operator Costs in the Restroom

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Four New Tork Dispensers Bolster User Hygiene While Guaranteeing Maintenance Savings

Monday, February 20, 2012 / SCA news

SCA Donates $25,000 of Liquid Soap to Meet Hygiene Needs in Haiti

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Request from employees at SCA Neenah converting facility spur company donation

Thursday, February 16, 2012 / SCA news

Students Learn Job Opportunities in Manufacturing at SCA

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SCA hosts Junior Achievement Job Shadow 2012, cultivating career interests of seventh-grade students from Oliver Winch Middle School

Thursday, February 16, 2012 / SCA news

SCA first to offer verified compostable paper towels and napkins

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Certification Fortifies Tork Brand's Position as a Leader in Sustainability

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 / SCA news

Lewis Named President of SCA in the Americas

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Russo to take lead on North American away from home tissue business, Jansen and Albrecht in Roles on SCA’s Americas Leadership Team

 

Friday, November 11, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Gives More Than $25,000 in Environmental Education Grants to Local Schools on America Recycles Day 2011

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Company inspires environmental responsibility throughout 10 years of operating in North America

Tuesday, November 08, 2011 / Tork news

SCA's Tork® Brand Announces Partnership with Share Our Strength®

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Makers of Xpressnap® Join Effort to Stop Childhood Hunger in America

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 / SCA news

Town of Menasha Names SCA Its 2010 Business of the Year

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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.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 / SCA news

Spring Road Elementary Climbs Towards Playground Goal

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SCA’s Service Excellence Center Donation Puts School One Step Closer to New, Safer Equipment

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Donates $7,500 to Support Two Nature Centers

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Company sponsors autumn fundraising events at Gordon Bubolz Preserve and Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

Friday, October 14, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Celebrates Global Handwashing Day!

New research reveals poor handwashing practices 

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 / SCA news

SCA's Tork Brand Celebrates National Clean Hands Week

SCA’S TORK BRAND CELEBRATES NATIONAL CLEAN HANDS WEEK WITH TIPS FOR STAYING CLEAN AT HOME AND WORK

 

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Adds Finishing Touches to Service Excellence Center Expansion; Unveils Recycled Art Project

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Employees donate used clothes, Wisconsin artist creates mural for Evergreen Auditorium

Thursday, September 01, 2011 / SCA news

SCA to Expand Premium Tissue Capabilities in North America With $70 Million Investment

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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.

Friday, August 26, 2011 / SCA news

United Steelworkers Union Awards Four Student Scholarships

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Local 2-1279, representing SCA employees, gives a total of $2,000 for higher education

Thursday, August 25, 2011 / Tork news

SCA Launches Tork® “Better Business” Podcast Series

First Podcast Episodes Feature Discussions About New Research in Sustainability and Hygiene

Monday, August 08, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Stakes New Claim in Sustainability Field

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The Only Away-From-Home Paper Company to Offer Certified Compostable Napkins

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 / SCA news

Hygiene Solutions in Extreme Conditions

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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.

Monday, July 11, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Tornado Relief Efforts Bolstered by Employee Donation Matches

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American Red Cross and Feeding America receive more than $125,000 in aid

Friday, June 24, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Donates Ongoing Supply of Tork® Paper Products to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Monday, June 06, 2011 / Tork news

SCAs Tork Brand Releases Green Business Survey for World Environment Day

New Research Shows Environmental Standards Affect Consumer Buying and Dining Habits

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 / Tork news

SCA Releases 2011 Tork Report

Survey Aims to Help Businesses Develop Better Sustainability and Hygiene Practices

Thursday, May 19, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Joins Tornado Disaster Relief Efforts in Alabama with Financial and Product Donations to American Red Cross

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$25,000 Initial Donation, Dollar-for-Dollar Employee Matching Program and Product Donations

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Volunteers Revitalize Neenah Couple’s Home

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Employees participated in the Rebuilding Together® Fox Valley Spring Project Day 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Joins BlueGreen Alliance Corporate Advisory Council in Joint Labor/Environmental Focus on Growing Green Jobs

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Tissue maker joins advisory group to national coalition of unions and environmental organizations that are working together to create a more sustainable economy

Monday, May 16, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Joins United Steelworkers in Fight Against Juvenile Diabetes

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Company donates $10,000 to annual JDRF fundraiser in Pittsburgh

Wednesday, May 04, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Employees Read to Students at Cherokee Elementary School

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Volunteers from SCA have donated more than 400 hours to weekly reading program

Thursday, April 21, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Employees Donate to Help for the Homeless

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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...

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Donates $5,000 to Hairstock 2011, Helping Local Cancer Patients

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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.

Monday, April 18, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Offers $25,000 in Environmental Education Grants to Local Schools on Earth Day 2011

Celebrating 10 years in North America, SCA has recycled 12 billion pounds of paper to make products

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 / SCA news

The world's first geothermal tissue plant

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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.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 / SCA news

SCA again named one of the world’s most ethical companies

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....

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 / SCA news

10 things to do in the dark on Saturday's Earth Hour

SCA offers family friendly activity tips for celebrating Earth Hour

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 / Tork news

Seven Simple Steps to “Go Green” on St. Patrick’s Day

Beginning March 17, SCA and the Tork® Green Hygiene Council™
Ask Americans to Go Green by Earth Day

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Donates Two Smart Cars to Earth Day Network For Its Billion Acts of Green Sweepstakes

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Prizes leave Wisconsin for winners in California and Tennessee

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 / SCA news

SCA’s Don Jordan Elected to Flagstaff Chamber Board of Directors

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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.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 / Industry Articles

Duberg tackles hygiene concerns facing partygoers

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.

Friday, January 14, 2011 / SCA news

SCA Donates $2,000 of Tork® Paper Products To Double H Ranch for Children with Life-threatening Illnesses

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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.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 / SCA news

Free Electronics-Recycling Event in Town of Menasha Diverts More than 19,000 Pounds from Landfill Stream

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.

Monday, November 15, 2010 / Tork news

SCA Tissue Takes Tork Performance to the NASCAR Track

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Company sponsors Sean Caisse in his 6th NASCAR Nationwide Series Start of 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010 / SCA news

SCA awards environmental education grants - America Recycles Day

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

Thursday, November 11, 2010 / SCA news

SCA and Miron Construction Earn ‘Healthy Sustainable Business Network’ Designation from Town of Menasha

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Business neighbors are first in Wisconsin to earn an HSBN designation for commitment to health, safety, sustainability and environmental stewardship

Friday, October 15, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Names Scott Milburn Director of Commercial and Industrial

SCA has promoted Scott Milburn to the position of Director of National Accounts, Commercial and Industrial, for its Tork® brand of products.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Donates more than $200,000 of Tork Products to Support Gulf Coast Oil Spill Clean-up Efforts

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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.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 / SCA news

Guinness World Records® attempt for most people sanitizing hands a success

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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.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 / SCA news

Ribbon Cutting Marks Opening of SCA Adventure Play Area at Redeveloped Fritse Park in Town of Menasha

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SCA’s commitment to sustainability and community spurred $50,000 cash donation

Monday, September 13, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Helps Protect Wildlife Through Bluebird Project at Its Barton Facility

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Project to enhance wildlife habitat, restore biodiversity and increase environmental education opportunities

Wednesday, September 01, 2010 / Tork news

SCA Tissue introduces Tork® Performance™ wiper dispensers

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New dispensing system helps reduce costs, improve hygiene and reduce waste

Thursday, August 26, 2010 / Industry Articles

Fight Back Against Foodborne Illness During National Food Safety Month

Hygiene Expert Offers Simple Tips to Improve Food Handling and Cleaning With a Focus On Hygiene

Thursday, August 19, 2010 / Tork news

SCA Launches Innovative Tork Hand Soap System

New Collapsible Bottle Includes Technology to Prevent Dripping

Thursday, August 19, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Volunteers Lend a Helping Hand to Cramer Childrens Center

SCA team carries on company’s ‘c/o life’ commitment to the community

Monday, August 16, 2010 / Tork news

SCA introduces new Tork Xpressnap® Cafe dispenser

Space-saving product offers one-napkin-at-a-time dispensing to reduce costs and waste

Monday, August 02, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Dedicates Its Four New Wind Turbines At Service Excellence Center in Wisconsin

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.

Thursday, July 01, 2010 / Tork news

SCA Tork brand relaunches website with industry-first capabilities to meet customer needs

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.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 / Industry Articles

Good News for Green Industry: Survey Finds Consumers Still Spending on Environmentally Responsible Products

Additional Opportunities Exist For Business Owners Who Successfully Communicate Green Messages to Consumers

Friday, June 11, 2010 / Tork news

Tork Research Finds Restaurant-Goers Have Strong Opinions When it Comes to Hygiene

Hygiene expert offers tips for restaurant owners to improve their cleaning practices, retain customers

Friday, May 28, 2010 / SCA news

Jansen named SCA Tissue Vice President of Finance and CFO

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.

Thursday, May 20, 2010 / Tork news

Five Tork® Brand Products Earn Green Seal™ Certification

Leading Personal Hygiene Company Achieves Recognition for its Sustainable Products

Monday, May 10, 2010 / Tork news

Tork® Celebrates National School Nurse Day with Tips to Keep Kids Out of the Nurse’s Office

Thorough Handwashing Key to Staying Healthy Says Hygiene and Disease Prevention Expert

Friday, May 07, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Donates More than $6,000 to American Cancer Society’s Sole Burner Run/Walk

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.

Wednesday, May 05, 2010 / Industry Articles

Hand Hygiene Defeats Healthcare-Associated Infections

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?

Friday, April 30, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Donates $50,000 to Playground Project in Town of Menasha’s Fritse Park Redevelopment

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.

Friday, April 30, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Marks 40th Anniversary of Earth Day with Fourth Round of Environmental Grants

Schools invited to apply for up to $2,500 in funds for environmental projects

Friday, April 30, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Named Again to Global 100 Sustainability List

Company recognized as a sustainability leader for sixth year in a row

Friday, April 30, 2010 / SCA news

Drengler Named Vice President, Product and Marketing, SCA Tissue North America

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.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Products Provide Business Owners & Operators Hygienic Solutions for Consumers

Tork® Manual and Automatic Foam Soap Dispensing Systems Offer Hygienic Options

Friday, March 26, 2010 / SCA news

SCA to Donate $10,000 & Tork® Brand Products to Philadelphia Academies, Inc. West Philly Hybrid X Team, as Auto Students Gear Up for International X PRIZE Competition

Donations Assist West Philly Hybrid X Team Develop Efficient Automobile, Reinforce SCA’s Commitment to Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship

Thursday, March 11, 2010 / SCA news

Three SCA Tissue Plants Achieve ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Certification

Environmental Management Systems at Alabama, Wisconsin facilities meet rigorous international standards

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Releases The Tork® Report: Healthy People Healthy Planet™

Report Highlights New Research into America’s Hygiene, Green Business Practices; Offers Expert Tips from the Tork® Green Hygiene Council™

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 / SCA news

Herr's and SCA form Partnership with Philadelphia Union

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...

Monday, February 15, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Names Carmichael Vice President, Human Resources

Former Director of Employee Relations brings strong background in labor relations and law

Friday, January 15, 2010 / SCA news

SCA Joins Relief Efforts in Haiti with Financial and In-Kind Donations to the American Red Cross

SCA makes $50,000 donation, commits to product contributions and dollar-for-dollar employee matching program

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 / SCA news

USW Local Chapter 1478 at South Glens Falls Ratifies Master Labor Agreement with SCA Tissue

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.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Awards More Than $25,000 in Grants to Celebrate America Recycles Day

Environmental education project selected in Wisconsin, Arizona, Alabama and New York

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Names Don Jordan Regional Director, Southwest Operations

PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2009 — Don Jordan has joined SCA Tissue North America as Regional Director, Southwest Operations.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009 / SCA news

SCA Tissue Barton and Employees Commended for Anti-Litter Initiatives

2009 Alabama PALS Governor’s Awards presented to both SCA Tissue Barton Operations and volunteers in Litter Getters

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 / Tork news

Tork Introduces Tork Green Hygiene Council, Offering Best Practices to Businesses and their Customers

Expert Panel Showcases Company’s Commitment to Hygiene and Sustainability

Wednesday, October 07, 2009 / Tork news

Tork Rolls Out Elevation Line, Raising Washroom Design and Functionality to New Level

Innovative, Stylish Dispensers Control Consumption for More Cost-Effective Facilities

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 / Industry Articles

Restrooms and Sustainability

To achieve green goals, managers need to understand products and the spaces in which they will operate

Friday, August 14, 2009 / SCA news

SCAs New Dispenser Innovation Center Earns LEED-CI Certification

Retrofitting and remodeling earns Philadelphia center status as a green building space

Thursday, July 16, 2009 / SCA news

Students Spur Tulane University to Go Green with SCA Tissue

Recycled products, third-party certification, holistic approach led to choice of Tork® products

Wednesday, June 03, 2009 / SCA news

Philadelphia Eagles and SCA Tissue Team Up in Tree Planting Event

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.

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