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Media Advisory - Official inauguration of state-of-the-art equipment in Birmingham

KINGSEY FALLS, QC , April 24, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades Sonoco, a joint venture of Cascades Inc. (CAS.TO) and Sonoco Products Company (SON), invites media representatives to the official inauguration of its new, state-of-the-art equipment at the Cascades Sonoco – Birmingham plant in Alabama. A press conference will be held with Cascades President and Chief Executive Officer, Mario Plourde , and Sonoco Chief Executive Officer, Robert C. Tiede . The company will unveil its new water-based coating line—the result of a US$16 million investment—supporting the development of a range of recyclable, repulpable and compostable takeout containers.

Dignitaries, the media, partners, customers, suppliers and employees will be welcome Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the plant located at 170 Cleage Drive, Birmingham, AL.

The ceremony will be webcast: livestream.com/cascades/sonoco. A tour of the plant and a cocktail reception will follow. The media will be able to conduct a photo session and individual interviews on site.



Wednesday, May 1, 2019


9:00 a.m. – Welcome

9:30 a.m. – Press conference

10:15 a.m. – Plant tour

11:00 a.m. – Cocktail reception


170 Cleage Drive

Birmingham, Alabama

United States, 35217




Founded in 1964, Cascades offers sustainable, innovative and value-added solutions for packaging, hygiene and recovery needs. The company employs 11,000 women and men, who work in over 90 production units in North America and Europe . With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on, while contributing to the well-being of people, communities and the planet. Cascades' shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.

Website: www.cascades.com
Green by Nature blog: blog.cascades.com 
Facebook: facebook.com/Cascades
Twitter: twitter.com/CascadesDD | twitter.com/CascadesSD | twitter.com/CascadesInvest
YouTube: youtube.com/Cascades


SOURCE Cascades Inc.

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