Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards
Excellence in Forestry Products & Services
In June 2019, Resolute won a global Corporate LiveWire Innovation & Excellence Award in the forestry products and services category. The annual international competition celebrates the success and achievements of firms and individuals that have taken an innovative approach to demonstrate exceptional business performance. This is the third consecutive year Corporate LiveWire has recognized Resolute.
Strategic Market Alliance Navigator Recognition Award
Resolute Tissue recognized for superior sales growth and performance
In June 2019, Resolute Tissue won a Strategic Market Alliance (SMA) 2019 Navigator Recognition Award for delivering one of the largest increases in sales growth within SMA’s member distributors network during 2018. SMA is comprised of North America’s leading janitorial, sanitation and foodservice distributors who serve the United States and Canada from more than 190 distribution centers. The awards annually recognize and celebrate superior performance by the cooperative’s top members and suppliers.
Forest Products Association of Canada Awards of Excellence
Resolute employees recognized at 2019 awards ceremony
In May 2019, two Resolute employees were recognized by the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) Awards of Excellence program. Marie-Philippe Drouin, a superintendent at our Alma (Quebec) mill, received the Rising Star Award, while recently retired François Dumoulin – a forest engineer who spent his entire 40-year career with Resolute and its predecessor companies – received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. The annual event recognizes and celebrates the men and women who have made special contributions to strengthen Canada’s forest products sector and forest communities.
APA – The Engineered Wood Association Safety and Health Awards
Resolute-LP – Larouche recognized for equipment-based innovation in safety
In May 2019, our Resolute-LP – Larouche (Quebec) joint-venture engineered wood products facility was honored with an Innovation in Safety Award by APA – The Engineered Wood Association through its Safety and Health Awards program, which celebrates safety and operational excellence in the structural panel and engineered wood industry. The association recognized the facility for equipment-based innovation to its sheet metal storage system, a project that has reduced the number of hazards for entrapment, increased productivity and minimized safety risks for the activity.
Pulp & Paper Canada
Safest Mills in Canada
On April 15, 2019, two Resolute mills – Thunder Bay and Saint-Félicien – took top honors in Pulp & Paper Canada’s 2018 Safest Mills in Canada contest for their outstanding safety record. Our Thunder Bay (Ontario) pulp and paper mill placed first in category B (50,000 to 80,000 worker hours per month), and our Saint-Félicien (Quebec) pulp mill placed first in category C (less than 50,000 worker hours per month).