Fusion Paperboard's coated recycled board mill in Sprague, Connecticut, certified under RPA-100%'s recycled fiber certification program for using only recovered fiber in its papermaking process, following audit by third-party organization in December
January 15, 2014
– Fusion Paperboard is pleased to announce that their Coated Recycled Board Mill located in Sprague, CT has achieved certification under the new 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance's (RPA-100%) Recycled Fiber Certification Program.
The Mill was audited by a 3rd party organization in December and successfully passed the audit requirements certifying it uses solely 100% recovered fiber in its papermaking process.
"We are proud of this achievement" said Ghislain Levesque, Fusion Paperboard's Chief Operating Officer. "With this new certification, our customers, and the consumer packaged goods companies have the assurance that our facility produces Paperboard made from 100% Recovered Fiber."
Fusion Paperboard's customers may now use the trademark logo associated to the RPA-100% on packaging made from Fusion Paperboard's InverKote and InverFreez grades.
About Fusion Paperboard
Fusion Paperboard is the largest independent producer of Coated Recycled Paperboard in North America. They operate a mill located in Sprague, Connecticut producing InverKote and InverFreez, which are grades of Coated Recycled Paperboard made from 100% recycled fiber with a minimum of 60% post-consumer content. In addition to the new RPA-100% certification, both grades are FSC and Rain Forest Alliance certified.
The 100% Recycled Paperboard Alliance (RPA-100%) is a non-profit, independent trade group representing the leading manufacturers in the recycled paperboard indusry since 1995. Based in Washington, D.C., RPA-100% serves as the premier information resource on the benefits of recycled paperboard and provides assurance of the recycled content of consumer packaged goods through its 100% recycled paperboard certification program. This year marks the 18th year of the licensed symbol, which is now used on billions of packages.