Posted 三月 3, 2016
Mar 04, 2016. /Lesprom Network/. Sonoco has expanded its fiber certification program into Brazil and Mexico, as of mid-February 2016, the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
“Fiber certification is a demonstration of Sonoco’s commitment to recycling, healthy forests and responsible resource management,” said Laura Rowell, global sustainable packaging manager.
In Brazil, Sonoco’s paper mill in Londrina and rigid paper converting operation in Araras were both chain-of-custody certified to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC).
In Mexico, its Atizapan paper mill and Mexico City rigid paper converting operation were also chain-of-custody certified to the FSC and PEFC, plus the North American-based Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).
These operations join the company’s 12 previously certified paper mills and four previously certified converting operations located in the U.S., Canada and Europe.
Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services.