Cohoes, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2009
Kevin Richard, Chief Operating Officer, Mohawk Fine Papers Inc., was selected as the recipient of the Pulp & Paper Safety Association's (P&PSA) 2008 Executive Eagle Award. This prestigious award is presented annually to an outstanding executive in the paper industry who has made major contributions to safety and health programs within his/her company.
"Receiving the Executive Eagle Award is a tremendous honor for everyone at Mohawk. We make every effort to promote and practice safety within the company. Without the participation of all involved we wouldn't have achieved our outstanding record. I look forward to participating in our
continued success," says Richard.
Richard, who is also a member of Mohawk's Board of Directors, will be presented with his award at the P&PSA annual awards banquet on June 17, 2009, in Orlando, Florida.
For more information, visit http://www.mohawkpaper.com or call 1-800 the mill.
Recognized for its technical innovation and environmental focus, Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. is the largest manufacturer of premium printing, writing, and digital paper in North America. Signature grades include Strathmore®, Beckett®, Mohawk SuperfineTM, Via®, BriteHue, Carnival, Synergy, Solutions, Nekoosa Linen, Mohawk Color Copy®, and proprietary Inxwell® products, Navajo®, and Options®. Mohawk is also the exclusive marketer of Kromekote and Knightkote, premium coated brands manufactured by Smart Papers.
Mohawk engineers its papers to provide optimal performance for sheetfed, web, and digital printing. Uses for Mohawk papers include corporate reports, corporate identity systems, brochures, packaging, invitations and announcements. Mohawk Digital Papers are also used in on-demand photo books, personalized direct mail, and custom packaging. Mohawk offers reams and envelopes through its ecommerce site at Strathmore.com.
A certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise and leader in environmental stewardship, Mohawk is the first U.S. paper mill to offset 100% of its electricity with renewable windpower and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production. Also offered are recycled papers certified by Green Seal and papers certified to the Forest Stewardship Council's (FSC) standards by SmartWood, a program of the Rainforest Alliance. FSC certification ensures responsible use of forest resources.
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