MARATHON, ON – Marathon Pulp Inc., a joint venture of Tembec and Kruger Inc., has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for its forestry practices on the Big Pic Forest, a 650,000-hectare public sustainable forest license in Northern Ontario, according to CNW Group Ltd.\
“This certification demonstrates our desire to expand Tembec’s 2001 commitment to seek third-party FSC certification for all of its forest operations by working with external supply partners to further extend the forest areas under certification,” said James Lopez, president and CEO of Tembec. “With 10.4 million hectares of FSC-certified forestland under our management, Tembec offers the largest range of FSC-certified products in the marketplace and is a leading supplier of FSC-certified pulp.”
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