Fox River Fiber Offers Cost-Neutral Document Destruction Services

Secure Document Destruction Services

Fox River Fiber document destructionCompanies looking for alternatives to costly on-site shredding services are turning to Fox River Fiber for a secure and confidential method for document destruction.

Fox River Fiber, an industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper and turning it into high-quality pulp, offers a solution in which the De Pere, Wisconsin-based firm actually pays companies for their unshredded documents.

“We are able to extend the life of a fiber multiple times if the paper has not been shredded,” explains Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Fox River Fiber. “Shredding cuts the fibers, meaning we achieve better fiber retention if the paper is left whole.”

The resulting high-quality pulp is used in the production of printing and writing grades, as well as packaging-grade papers. This cost-neutral solution to document destruction carries the possibility of profit for companies disposing of larger volumes of documents.

Fox River Fiber is certified by the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID), the standards-setting body for the industry. The company receives in documents under a lock-and-seal program at its secure facility and provides a letter of destruction for client records.

Fox River Fiber earned the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011. The company is one of the only suppliers of FDA-grade recycled pulp in the United States.

Call Ted Heimerman at 920-347-4430 to discuss your organization’s document destruction needs.

Fox River Fiber Uses FSC-certified Post-Consumer Wastepaper in its Fiber Production Process

Promote responsible forest management through the use of post-consumer wastepaper

Fox River Fiber post-consumer wastepaperDE PERE, Wis. – Fox River Fiber is helping environmentally conscious companies and consumers promote responsible forest management through the use of post-consumer wastepaper certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

An industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper and turning it into high-quality pulp, Fox River Fiber uses recycled material in its production process that is nearly 100 percent FSC-certified.

“Consumers can look for an FSC label that helps guarantee the product they’re choosing began as wood from a certified, well-managed forest,” said Greg Archambault, Chief Executive Officer at Fox River Fiber. “This certification ensures we’re not using materials taken from the rain forest or any other illegal logging activities.”

Fox River Fiber earned the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011. The company is one of the only suppliers of FDA-grade recycled pulp in the United States.

For more information or to speak to one of their staff, please contact Fox River Fiber:

Ted Heimerman
Fox River Fiber
1751 W. Matthew Dr.
De Pere, WI 54115
920-339-9880

Fox River Fiber Breaks Record For Annual Production of Post-Consumer Fiber

 Post-consumer Fiber Record Production

DE PERE, Wis. – Fox River Fiber, an industry leader in the production of post-consumer fiber, exceeded its annual production record in 2013 by more than 8 percent over its previous mark set in 2009.

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“This accomplishment is a credit to our exceptional team of employees and an indication of the quality de-inked fiber we produce,” said Greg Archambault, Fox River Fiber’s chief executive officer. “Environmentally conscious companies increasingly are adding post-consumer fiber to their raw material stream.”

Fox River Fiber is an industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper and turning it into high-quality pulp. It is one of the only suppliers of FDA-grade recycled pulp in the United States.

Employee News at Fox River Fiber

Best Wishes to Terry Vander Linden for a Happy Retirement

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Terry Vander Linden retires from Fox River Fiber after a 21-year career.

DE PERE – The Fox River Fiber family extends its wishes for an enjoyable retirement to Terry Vander Linden.  Terry retired  from Fox River Fiber on October 8, 2013.

Terry was one of Fox River Fiber’s original associates when the mill opened May 11, 1992. He worked as a shipper throughout his 21-year career and earned additional certifications along the way.

Have a great retirement, Terry, and thank you for your dedicated service.

Pulp Manufacturer Cleans Up With Wastewater Pre-Treatment Facility

Fox River Fiber Reduces Its Carbon Footprint From Pulp Operations

Fox River Fiber starts waste water processing plantFox River Fiber has begun utilizing a $7 million wastewater pre-treatment facility designed to reduce the company’s environmental impact from its pulp manufacturing operations.

The De Pere, Wisconsin-based company is a leader among pulp manufacturers in turning post consumer fiber into high-quality pulp for environmentally conscious companies.

The on-site anaerobic digesting system creates cleaner industrial wastewater prior to releasing it to the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District. The company plans to sell the recovered biological solids to other anaerobic treatment facilities for use as seed in treatment towers.

Fox River Fiber’s $100,000 Donation Benefits De Pere Riverwalk

Post Consumer Fiber Recycler Fox River Fiber Donates $100,000

DE PERE – Fox River Fiber, a supplier of FDA-grade recycled pulp based in De Pere, donated $100,000 toward efforts to complete the De Pere Riverwalk and Wildlife Viewing Pier.

“The Riverwalk is a wonderful community asset and one that Fox River Fiber is proud to support as a corporate citizen,” said Greg Archambault, Fox River Fiber’s chief executive officer. “We share the vision of the organizing committee that our riverfront should benefit all ages.”

The De Pere Riverwalk and Wildlife Viewing Pier links Voyageur Park and the east downtown district. It begins with a bridge at the De Pere locks, crosses the lock tender’s island, and connects to a viewing pier on the foundation of the old Claude Allouez Bridge.

Fox River Fiber is an industry leader in the de-inking of post consumer fiber and turning it into high-quality pulp for environmentally conscious companies. It is one of the only suppliers of FDA-grade recycled pulp in the United States.

Fox River Fiber Earns PPMA’s Inaugural Best Places to Work Award

Fox River Fiber earned the inaugural Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) at its 2013 Annual Conference

MILWAUKEE – Fox River Fiber, a De Pere, Wis.-based supplier of FDA-grade recycled pulp, earned the inaugural Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) at its 2013 Annual Conference.

“This award recognizes the value of our core principles,” said Greg Archambault, Fox River Fiber’s chief executive officer. “We work safely, act with honest and integrity, participate in teams, treat everyone with dignity and respect, and everyone on our team acts as a fully committed business associate.”

Greg Archambault - CEO of Fox River Fiber

Fox River Fiber is an industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper and turning it into high-quality pulp for environmentally conscious companies. It is one of the only suppliers of FDA-grade recycled pulp in the United States.

Fox River Fiber uses 93 percent of the byproducts generated by its proprietary de-inking process for beneficial purposes such as animal bedding, and lawn and garden care products and are always working to improve that percentage.

“This award is an exciting opportunity for PPMA to honor great companies,” said PPMA President Joe Thibaudeau, Employee Relations Manager at Proctor & Gamble in Green Bay, Wis. “As an association that serves HR professionals, we know the value of making your company a great place to work.”

PPMA is a nonprofit association comprises of executives, managers and human resource professionals from the pulp, paper and allied industries. For its members, PPMA serves as a primary source of information on labor settlements, current human resource functions, governmental and related operational issues.

 

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Fox River Fiber Building Wastewater Pre-Treatment Facility

Wastewater Pre-Treatment Facility Will Help Reduce Fox River Fiber’s Carbon Footprint

DE PERE, Wis. – Fox River Fiber, a leading supplier of high-quality, recycled pulp for environmentally conscious companies, is investing $7 million in a wastewater pre-treatment facility designed to reduce the company’s carbon footprint and keep costs stable for its customers.

Greg Archambault, Fox River Fiber’s chief executive officer stands next to the new wasterwater pre-treatment facility construction.

Greg Archambault, Fox River Fiber’s chief executive officer, stands next to the new wasterwater pre-treatment facility construction.

“Using anaerobic technology, we will be able to send cleaner wastewater through to the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District,” said Greg Archambault, Fox River Fiber’s chief executive officer. “It will reduce the amount of energy needed to treat our effluent, and it is a more sustainable method for the long term.”

Fox River Fiber is dedicating an acre of property to construct a large treatment tower and three storage tanks. The system is designed to handle approximately 1 million gallons of wastewater per day, up to a peak of 1.2 million gallons per day.

One of the tanks will pre-condition wastewater before it goes into the treatment tower; another will remove the biological solids and store them; and the third will further condition the water to remove any additional impurities before it is released to the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District.

“We chose the anaerobic process as being the most environmentally friendly option,” Archambault said. “We will be able to reduce the organic component of our wastewater by 70 to 90 percent.”

The company broke ground on the project in June and expects to bring it on line in December.

Fox River Fiber is a privately owned company recognized as an industry leader in turning post-consumer wastepaper into high-quality pulp. The company uses 93 percent of the byproducts generated by its proprietary de-inking process for beneficial purposes such as animal bedding, and lawn and garden care products and are always working to improve that percentage.

Hunter, Shefchik Join Fox River Fiber

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Mark Hunter – Production manager at Fox River Fiber

DE PERE, Wis. – Fox River Fiber has announced the hiring of Mark Hunter as its new production manager and Thias Shefchik as an accountant for company.  Fox River Fiber is a leading supplier of FDA compliant and high-quality recycled pulp to the paper industry.

Hunter brings 19 years of experience in the paper industry to Fox River Fiber’s leadership team. He is responsible for leading the production team and working with the maintenance organization in ensuring the company meets manufacturing objectives in a safe and timely manner.

Hunter held a variety of leadership roles with Georgia-Pacific around the country, most recently at the Crossett, Arkansas mill. He holds a chemical engineering degree from the University of Maine and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

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Thias Shefchik – Accountant at Fox River Fiber

Shefchik is a certified public accountant with 2.5 years experience as a senior accountant at Schenck SC in Green Bay.  He earned his accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.