Kruger Products Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2018

March 14, 2018
Press release Tissue Products

For the first time, the Company is included on this respected list for its overall performance

TORONTO, March 8, 2018 /CNW/ – Kruger Products L.P, Canada’s leading manufacturer of tissue products for consumer in-home and commercial away-from-home use, is recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious 2018 Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation.

“We strive to continuously exceed our consumer and customer expectations, while consistently improving our products and processes,” said Dino Bianco, CEO. “Being recognized as part of this revered list is an honour.” Kruger Products has a rigorous planning process that includes all levels of the organization, lead by the Leadership team. The Company believes this is an active-learning experience and contributes to developing their management skills and strategic thinking necessary for sustained success in a dynamic marketplace.

“Best Managed winners should be extremely proud of their accomplishments,” said Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “The marketplace is changing rapidly and this incredible class of companies’ commitment and entrepreneurial leadership help drive business success that is critical for the health of our economy.”

The 2018 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. Applicants were evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors in addition to special guest judges. To see the full list of 2018 recipients, visit Best Managed Companies.

Kruger Products is willing to take informed risks and undertake new projects to reach its ambitious goals. The Company values the diversity of its workforce and credits their skill and dedication to its ongoing success. Together, they enable Kruger Products to achieve its ambitious goals while creating positive social change.

2018 winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 11, 2018. On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.

The Best Managed program is sponsored by Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums.

About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, TMX Group and MacKay CEO Forums. For further information, visit

About Kruger Products
KPLP is Canada’s leading manufacturer of quality tissue products for household, industrial and commercial use. KPLP 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 and was ranked #2 on Forbes’ Canada’s Best Employer’s List in 2018.  The Company operates eight FSC® COC-certified (FSC® C-104904) production facilities in North America. For more information visit

SOURCE Kruger Products L.P.

For further information:
Francois Paroyan,
Corporate VP Human Resources, Kruger Products,

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