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Kruger Ranked No. 2 on Forbes' "Canada's Best Employers" List 2018

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Kruger Products, Mississauga, Ont., Canada,  a producer of tissue products for use at-home  and away-from-home, is ranked second on the Forbes' list of "'Canada's Best Employers" for 2018. Kruger Products was ranked first in the Packaged Goods industry sector. 

"At the core of our success is the skill and dedication of our people," said Francois Paroyan, corporate VP of human resources. "Ranking No. 2 on the Forbes list is a testament to our engagement strategies, and we are committed to continuing to provide our employees with a great place to work and with opportunities to learn and grow."

Kruger Products, the company emphasizes, understands that ongoing personal and professional development are essential to job satisfaction and long-term career success. The company provides real opportunities for employees to influence its direction. Through on-the-job training, coaching and mentoring, partnerships with educational institutions, as well as diverse seminars and workshops, Kruger Products invests in its employees and helps enhance their development. 

Being involved with the community is also essential to employee satisfaction. Kruger Products has a long-standing history of supporting the health and wellbeing of its neighbors and partners. The company has sponsored the Canadian Women's Curling Championships through the Scotties Tournament of Hearts since 1981, the Ronald McDonald House Charities since 1990, and the breast cancer cause since 2005.
 
Kruger Products embraces sustainability, integrating it throughout its operations and engaging employees to bring forward ideas. The company fosters leadership through industry collaboration and knowledge-sharing. 

The Forbes ranking includes 300 companies from 25 industry sectors with operations in Canada. Some 8,000 employees were surveyed through a third-party, asking them to rank their employers on a scale of 0 to 10. In 2017, Kruger Products ranked 31. 

Kruger serves the Canadian consumer market with such well-known brands as Cashmere®, Purex®, SpongeTowels®, Scotties®' and White Swan®. In the U.S., KPLP manufactures the White Cloud® brand, as well as many private label products. The Away-from-Home division manufactures and distributes high-quality, cost-effective product solutions to a wide range of commercial and public entities. KPLP has approximately 2,500 employees and has been named a Greater Toronto Area Top Employer for the previous six years. "The company operates eight FSC® COC-certified (FSC® C-104904) production facilities in North America. For more information visit Kruger Products online. 

 

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