Atlas Tissue Launches New Green Heritage Tissue Line
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MIAMI, March 27, 2017 – Atlas Tissue is pleased to introduce the Green Heritage® line of recycled tissue products to the at-home market. Atlas Tissue, a business of Resolute Forest Products (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP), is changing the way consumers view recycled products with its Green Heritage premium 100% recycled tissue line that is Soft on you. Easy on the planet.TM
The Green Heritage brand is designed to offer today’s environmentally conscious consumers a first-in-class product that is additive-free, septic-safe and so much more. Green Heritage is manufactured with recycled pulp from Resolute’s Fairmont (West Virginia) mill. This allows for precise control of the entire production process, ensuring cost-competitiveness and consistent quality, while offering the flexibility and customization customers demand.
“When comparing Green Heritage products to those of our competitors, third-party testing confirmed that our bath tissue is brighter, thicker and stronger than the leading recycled bath tissues on the market,” stated André Piché, senior vice president, Tissue Business Group, for Resolute Forest Products. “We are confident consumers will appreciate the quality and comfort of our new recycled product line.”
About Atlas Tissue
Atlas Tissue has a manufacturing capacity of 62,000 short tons of tissue across three paper machines and 11 converting lines located in Hialeah (Miami) and Sanford (Orlando), in Florida. It also operates a paper recycling center in Tampa. Atlas Tissue produces branded and private-label products for at-home and away-from-home channels, and offers both virgin and recycled products, covering a wide range of grades. Branded products are marketed under Windsor Place®, Green Heritage®, Bunny Soft®, Harmony® and Eversoft®. Atlas Tissue is the proud recipient of the 2016 Tissue World Mill Award in the Most Energy-Aware Mill category. Visit www.atlastissue.com for more information and learn more about Green Heritage at www.greenheritagetissue.com.
Atlas Tissue is part of Resolute Forest Products Inc., a publicly traded company listed on both the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the stock symbol RFP.
About Resolute Forest Products
Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including market pulp, tissue, wood products, newsprint and specialty papers, which are marketed in over 70 countries. The company owns or operates some 40 manufacturing facilities, as well as power generation assets, in the United States and Canada. Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards. To learn more about Resolute Forest Products, visit www.resolutefp.com.
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