Fox River Fiber Provides Secure Document Destruction in Wisconsin

NAID-Certified Operations Turn Unwanted Documents Into Reusable Pulp

DE PERE, Wis. – Certified shredding providers and other companies looking to safely fulfill document destruction requirements are using the secure facilities of Fox River Fiber to turn wastepaper into reusable pulp.securedownload

Fox River Fiber, an industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper, offers the environmentally friendly alternative as a financially positive option for truckloads of wastepaper.

“Our entire unloading bay is a secure area, allowing locked semitrailers to unload their cargos directly into our de-inking and pulping operations,” said Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales. “Our processes provide another layer of security in document destruction.”

Fox River Fiber holds certification through the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID). NAID is the standards-setting body for the information destruction industry. The NAID’s AAA Certification Program is a voluntary program for NAID member companies providing information destruction services.

In addition to its status as an industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper, Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

For more information on Fox River Fiber’s document destruction services in Wisconsin, contact Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales, at 920-347-4430.

Fox River Fiber Nominated for Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award

Recycled Pulp Supplier Vying for One of Five Grand Awards

Ted Heimerman with a sheet of finished pulp.

Ted Heimerman with a sheet of finished pulp.

DE PERE, Wis. – Fox River Fiber, an industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper, has been nominated for the 2014 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year awards.

The Manufacturer of the Year (MOTY) program recognizes an array of manufacturers of all sizes and sectors of the economy for their economic contributions to the state of Wisconsin. The awards will be announced February 26 at The Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee.

Thirty-nine companies are vying for a total of five Grand Awards: four in categories based on company size, and one for providing an exceptional example of inventing and implementing innovative workforce development best practices.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

Sponsors of the MOTY awards program include the accounting and advisory firm of Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP; the law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich LLP; and the business association Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.

John Lavery Joins Fox River Fiber As Sales Manager

john-laveryDE PERE, Wis. – John Lavery has joined Fox River Fiber as Sales Manager for the industry leader in producing pulp from recycled fibers and label liners.

Lavery serves on Fox River Fiber’s leadership team, where he is responsible for facilitating sales growth through relationships with existing customers and new business development.

Lavery brings more than 20 years of sales and management experience to his role, most recently as a sales account executive for Service Litho. He also spent 17 years in the publishing industry with Banta Corp. as a sales executive and business development manager.

Label Liner Recycling Leader

Fox River Fiber is a leader in supplying high-quality, recycled pulp for environmentally conscious companies. The company uses a label liner recycling process that eliminates the need to landfill the carrier material.

Fox River Fiber’s process removes the silicon from spent label liner and recovers the fiber. This recaptured fiber is appropriate for use in items ranging from food-grade products to remanufactured label release liner.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

Brian Watermolen Joins Fox River Fiber as Supply Chain Manager

brian-watermolenDE PERE, Wis. – Brian Watermolen has joined Fox River Fiber as Supply Chain Manager, responsible for leading procurement, logistics and customer service functions for the de-inked pulp supply leader.

Watermolen serves on Fox River Fiber’s leadership team, where he develops optimization strategies and provides the support, innovation and processes necessary to implement those strategies.

Watermolen most recently worked for IYI North as the director of Supply Chain and Business Development. In this role, he streamlined purchasing and developed consolidation strategies in a custom metal fabrication process. He also spent 16 years with Kimberly-Clark in progressive sourcing, purchasing and management roles.

Pulp Manufacturer Industry Leader

Fox River Fiber is a pulp manufacturer that leads the industry in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper, transforming recycled fiber into high-quality, de-inked pulp.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

Fox River Fiber Turns Recycled Fiber Into High-Quality Pulp

Recycling Processes Generate De-Inked Pulp for Paper Manufacturers

Recycled fiber - Fox River FiberDE PERE, Wis. – Fox River Fiber is becoming an increasingly trusted pulp supplier as the paper industry strives to engage more environmentally sustainable production alternatives.

An industry leader in the de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper, Fox River Fiber transforms recycled fiber into high-quality, di-inked pulp. It has developed proprietary processes to recycle fiber and extend the life of landfills, reducing industry’s dependence on environmental resources.

“Customers depend on our Purity brand of de-inked pulp to meet a variety of needs,” said Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales. “Our ability to generate recycled fiber is a perfect fit for environmentally conscious companies.”

The company’s Purity brand of pulp is FDA-compliant pulp and appropriate for a variety of applications, including hot cup stock. Fox River Fiber is one of the only suppliers of FDA-grade recycled pulp in the U.S.

In addition to traditional pulp applications, Fox River Fiber uses all of its de-inking process byproducts for productive purposes such as animal bedding, and products for lawn and garden use.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

Contact Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales, for more information about Fox River Fiber’s recycled fiber supply capabilities at 920-347-4430.

Fox River Fiber Leads in Production of De-Inked Wastepaper for Fox River Pulp Industry

Propriety Recycling Processes Extend Life of Landfills While Supporting Fox Valley Pulp Customers

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September 15, 2014

DE PERE, Wis. – Fox River Fiber, a leading producer of high-quality, de-inked pulp for the Fox River pulp industry, supports its customers with a long-term focus on innovative technology and environmental sustainability.

“Our vision centers on continuous improvement that leverages leading-edge equipment and proprietary processes,” said Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales. “The US paper industry demands excellence to compete in the global market, and Fox River Fiber is committed to meeting these world-class pulp requirements.”

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 customers. The company has developed processes to recycle many types of wastepaper materials into clean, usable pulp for Fox River pulp customers. This extends the life of landfills and reduces overall reliance on environmental resources.

In addition to traditional applications for Fox Valley pulp customers, Fox River Fiber uses all of the byproducts generated by its de-inking process for productive purposes such as animal bedding and products for lawn and garden use.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

Contact Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales, for more information about de-inked pulp products for the Fox River pulp industry at 920-347-4430.

Scott Walker Praises Fox River Fiber As An Example of Wisconsin Business Strength

Governor Compliments De Pere Company’s Focus on Environmental Sustainability and Job Growth During Campaign Stop

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Greg Archambault – President of Fox River Fiber, Jeff Walsh – VP of Green Bay Packaging, Doug Osterburg – CEO Appleton Coated, and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

DE PERE, Wis. – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker praised Fox River Fiber for its leadership role in environmental sustainability and employment stability during a campaign visit to the de-inked pulp producer’s facilities on Monday, August 25.

“We understand that to put people to work, you don’t just wave a magic wand,” Walker said. “You’ve got to have employers who are willing to make an investment in new equipment, new capital purchases and new technologies.”

Fox River Fiber, which employs 54 workers at its De Pere facilities, added jobs when it brought its $7 million wastewater pre-treatment facility online late in 2013. The anaerobic digesting system creates cleaner industrial wastewater and is designed to handle as much as 1.2 million gallons of wastewater per day.

Fox River Fiber previously had invested $3 million to increase its de-inked pulp capacity 10 percent to 146,000 tons per year. The company is an industry leader in turning post-consumer wastepaper into high-quality pulp for environmentally conscious companies.

“The best way to be environmentally sustainable is to be economically sustainable as well,” Walker said. “That’s what you see with this process.”

In addition to its efforts to generate cleaner wastewater and recycle postconsumer wastepaper, 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.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

Contact Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales, for more information about de-inked pulp products at 920-347-4430.

 

Dallmann Joins Fox River Fiber As Reliability Engineer

New Role Focuses On Plant Maintenance Programs For Paper Recycling Leader

Rick Dallmann - Fox River Fiber Reliability Engineer

Rick Dallmann – Fox River Fiber Reliability Engineer

DE PERE, Wis. – Rick Dallmann has joined Fox River Fiber in the newly created role of Reliability Engineer, bringing more than 20 years of experience to an industry leader in paper recycling and de-inking of post-consumer wastepaper.

Dallmann is responsible for helping build reliability strategies and programs, coordinating the computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), as well as the preventive and predictive maintenance programs for the Fox River Fiber plant.

Dallmann holds a Bachelor of Science degree in paper science and engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He has previous work experience with companies such as Menomonee Paper, International Paper, Verso Paper and Georgia Pacific.

Fox River Fiber is a paper recycling leader, turning post-consumer wastepaper into high-quality pulp used in the production of printing and writing grades, as well as packaging-grade papers. The company is one of the only suppliers of FDA-grade recycled pulp in the United States.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work Award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association (PPMA) in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011.

For more information about Fox River Fiber’s environmentally friendly pulp products, contact Ted Heimerman, Vice President of Sales, at 920-347-4430.

Marquette University to Honor Fox River Fiber’s Archambault With Alumni Entrepreneur Award

Greg Archambault receives the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences Entrepreneurial Award

Greg ArchambaultDE PERE, Wis. – Gregory Archambault, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fox River Fiber Company, will receive the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences Entrepreneurial Award during Marquette University’s All-University Awards Dinner April 26 in Milwaukee.

A native of Peshtigo, Wis., Archambault graduated from Marquette in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree and has been the CEO at Fox River Fiber for the past four years. 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.

“I am honored to be receiving this award, which I believe is a reflection on the quality team we have assembled at Fox River Fiber,” Archambault said. “We are a principles-based organization that provides opportunities for associates to attain their ultimate potential through additional education and training. We set our people up for success and then let them do their jobs.”

Archambault is a strong believer in the value of higher education, providing avenues for Fox River Fiber associates to pursue college educations and enhance their skill sets.

“Whether they continue to work at Fox River Fiber or find opportunities elsewhere, I believe in the value of creating opportunities for people to enjoy the benefits of additional education,” he said.

Fox River Fiber earned the Best Places to Work award from the Pulp and Paper Manufacturers Association in 2013 and the Business Friend of the Environment award from Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce in 2011. Archambault is an executive committee and board member for the Wisconsin Paper Council.

Archambault led Fox River Fiber’s recent decision to invest $7 million in a wastewater pre-treatment facility designed to reduce the company’s carbon footprint. The on-site anaerobic digesting system creates cleaner industrial wastewater from the facility.

“This green way of running a business follows a belief that as long as we’re doing things well environmentally, success will follow,” Archambault said. “Fox River Fiber has enjoyed consistent growth over the years, and one of the reasons is because we have embraced new technology like this anaerobic digesting system.

“The system will reduce our biological oxygen demand by 80 percent, and it’s a technology I’ve been working on for close to 15 years.”

Archambault credits the networking opportunities he enjoys through the Marquette Alumni Association for providing input that helps him grow as a leader. He participates in Marquette CIRCLES, which connects alumni, parents and friends doing business or providing services in a variety of industries, as well as TEC 13, a peer-to-peer organization for CEOs, business owners and executives.

“The advice and knowledge of the individuals in these groups has helped me become a better CEO and president at Fox River Fiber,” he said.