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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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

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

PHILADELPHIA – SCA, the makers of the Tork® brand of away-from-home paper products, introduces Tork Easy Handling product packaging, a patented assortment of innovative and ergonomic solutions to ease the workload of facility staff while saving time and money.

The Easy Handling packaging includes the Tork Carry Box™ and Tork Carry Pack™ for a selection of Tork roll and folded towel products. Additional towels and napkins will be offered in the Easy Handling design in the future.

The Tork Carry Box is designed to save time and minimize unnecessary aches and pain. Boxes can be carried with either one hand or two, and offer a more comfortable grip. Boxes open quickly and easily without the need for any cutting thanks to easy-to-pull adhesive flaps or glued tops. Empty boxes are easy to remove and recycle because they fold, so staff can carry up to 10 empty boxes at a time.

The Tork Carry Pack makes carrying refills easy due to ‘smart’ handles similar to those on plastic grocery bags. With perforated wrapping, the packs are easy to open. Once used, simply crumple them up and throw away.

“We have made significant improvements in efficiency that lead to happier workers and higher productivity—which ultimately saves time and money,” said Josh Renihan, Director of Washroom and Regional Marketing for AfH Professional Hygiene-North America. “As with all our product development, we listen carefully to what our customers tell us and constantly work to improve our product offering to ensure the customer receives value-added solutions that only the Tork brand can deliver.”

For more information, contact Katie Meacham, Burson-Marsteller at (312) 596-3409 or Katie.Meacham@bm.com 

About Tork®

The Tork brand offers professional hygiene products and services to customers ranging from restaurants and healthcare facilities to offices, schools and industries. Products include dispensers, paper towels, toilet tissue, soap, napkins, and industrial and kitchen wipers. Through expertise in hygiene, functional design and sustainability, Tork has become a market leader. Tork is a global brand of SCA, and a committed partner to customers in over 80 countries. To keep up with the latest Tork news and innovations, please visit: torkusa.com or tork.ca.

About SCA

SCA is a global hygiene and forest products company that develops and produces personal-care products, tissue, publication papers and solid-wood products. Sales are conducted in some 100 countries. SCA has many well-known brands, including the global brands TENA and Tork. Sales in 2011 amounted to $16.5 billion (EUR 11.7 billion). SCA has approximately 37,000 employees. For more information about SCA, please visit: www.sca.com

Sustainability

SCA delivers sustainable solutions with added value for our customers from safe, resource efficient and environmentally sound sourcing, production and development. Recent third party accreditations for the SCA sustainability work include Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2011, the WWF Environmental Paper Company Index 2011, and Ethisphere – World’s most ethical companies 2012.

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