Cascades and UQTR Partner to Research Sustainable Product

Aug 22, 2014 11:15 AM ET

Green by Nature Blog

For the past several months, Cascades and the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) have been working together on an unusual project. It’s a rather surprising association: the pulp and paper sector is teaming up with podiatry in a research program that involves developing a bioactive podiatry product made from wood fibre.

Here are some more details about the collaborative research project.


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About Cascades

Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissueproducts composed mainly of recycled fibres. The Corporation employs more than 12,000 men and women, who work in over ahundred production units in North America and Europe.

Cascades is commited to sustainable development, innovation and human ressources. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to serve its clients with innovative products. Cascades' shares trade on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.