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Cascades Expands Isothermal Packaging Technology, Inaugurates New Production Site

Cascades northbox

June 15, 2022 - Cascades continues to roll out its expansion plan in the isothermal packaging market by enhancing its line of meal boxes with technology that's 20% more efficient than its current home delivery solution, and by commissioning a new production facility in York, Pennsylvania.

Cascades is improving its line of northbox® isothermal packaging solutions by adding innovative technology: northbox XTEND™. The composition of this meal box creates a moisture barrier that helps keep the insulation rigid. The packaging keeps food fresh during long transit times and in regions with higher temperatures, and requires less ice. Designed with the circular economy in mind, this packaging solution is made of recycled cardboard and was determined to be recyclable by an external laboratory and prequalified by How2Recycle.

Cascades Enviropac - York

Cascades is also commissioning a new production site for its northbox product line: Cascades Enviropac - York. This is the second facility in four months to be opened to support Cascades' growth in the isothermal packaging solutions market. After commissioning its inaugural site in the West of the United States, in Tacoma, Cascades is now expanding its presence in the East.

The first phase of this expansion includes the installation of a state-of-the-art, highly automated packaging line for the production of its isothermal boxes, including the new northbox XTEND.

Founded in 1964, Cascades (TSX: CAS) offers sustainable, innovative and value-added packaging, hygiene and recovery solutions. The company employs more than 11,700 women and men across a network of 85 facilities in North America and Europe. To learn more, visit:

SOURCE: Cascades Inc.

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