The Newark Group named as finalist for 'Best Overall Company of the Year' by the 2012 American Business Awards

CRANFORD, New Jersey , May 17, 2012 (press release) –
10th Annual Awards to be Presented on June 18 in New York City

The Newark Group (, a a leader in the collection of secondary fibers and the manufacturing and converting of 100% recycled paperboard, today announced that it has been named by the 2012 American Business Awards as a Finalist for ‘Best Overall Company of the Year’.

More than 3,000 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. Winners will be announced at a reception in New York City on June 18.

“As we celebrate our 100th Anniversary and commit to leadership, innovation and growth, we are particularly excited to have been selected for this honor,” said Frank Papa, President and CEO of The Newark Group. He added, “It’s rewarding to know that even a 100 year old company can be seen as youthful, energetic and capable of making a difference.”

About The Newark Group

The Newark Group is a vertically-integrated leader in 100% recycled paperboard collection, manufacturing and converting with 46 across the U.S., Canada and Europe. Founded in 1912, the Company is committed to innovation and to becoming, for customers, employees and communities, a recognized,reliableandrespectedleaderin100%recycledpaperboardinnovations. TheNewarkGroup operates with the belief that nothing is impossible, and that innovation only matters if it improves processes or outcomes for our customers.

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