TC Transcontinental is in 29th position amongst Corporate Knights 2018’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada

MONTRÉAL, June 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TC Transcontinental (TSX:TCL.A) (TSX:TCL.B) is proud to be named for the 15th year as one of Canada’s 50 best corporate citizens in the renowned Corporate Knights ranking. In 2018, TC Transcontinental places in 29th position, which attests to the Corporation’s leadership and commitment to social responsibility.

“Once again this year, it is an honor for TC Transcontinental to be included in the prestigious Corporate Knights ranking,” said François Olivier, President and Chief Executive Officer of TC Transcontinental. As we strive to diligently integrate best practices in sustainable development across our business activities and processes, our focus is also on achieving sustainable results through our organization’s transformation. With our 2016-2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Plan drawing to a close, we are getting ready for the development of our next multi-year plan. We are working with our internal and external stakeholders in a concerted manner, as we aim to pursue our commitment towards our people, our customers, our shareholders and the communities we serve.”

The Corporate Knights ranking, now in its 17th edition, measures social and environmental performance as well as governance of Canadian companies. For more information on this ranking, click here.

To view the Corporation’s 2016-2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Plan, click here.

About TC Transcontinental

TC Transcontinental is a leader in flexible packaging in North America, and Canada’s largest printer. The Corporation is also a Canadian leader in its specialty media segments. For over 40 years, TC Transcontinental's mission has been to create products and services that allow businesses to attract, reach and retain their target customers.

Respect, teamwork, performance and innovation are strong values held by the Corporation and its employees. TC Transcontinental's commitment to its stakeholders is to pursue its business activities in a responsible manner.

Transcontinental Inc. (TSX:TCL.A) (TSX:TCL.B), known as TC Transcontinental, has over 9,000 employees, the majority of which are based in Canada, the United States and Latin America. TC Transcontinental had revenues of approximately C$2.0 billion for the fiscal year ended October 29, 2017. The Corporation has completed, on May 1st, 2018, the transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas which generated approximately C$1.26 billion in revenues (US$966 million) for its fiscal year ended December 31, 2017. For more information, visit TC Transcontinental's website at

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Nathalie St-Jean                                                                                 
Senior Advisor, Communications
TC Transcontinental
Telephone: 514-954-3581                                                                      

Financial Community
Shirley Chenny
Advisor, Investor Relations
TC Transcontinental
Telephone: 514-954-4166