KushCo Holdings Joins Sustainable Packaging Coalition

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KushCo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB) (“KushCo” or the “Company”), the parent company of innovative cannabis industry leaders such as Kush Supply Co., Kush Energy, The Hybrid Creative, and Koleto Packaging Solutions, which provide a range of services and products for the regulated cannabis, CBD and other related industries, today announced that it has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (“SPC”), a membership-based collaborative that is considered the leading voice on sustainable packaging solutions.

As a member of the SPC, KushCo will collaborate with other companies in a variety of industries, each involved in developing and employing environmentally-friendly packaging solutions that fit each company’s unique products and consumer demands. Other SPC members include notable companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s, Mars, Incorporated, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks Coffee, United Parcel Service (UPS) and Walmart, among others.

“Joining the Sustainable Packaging Coalition is a milestone not only for our company but for cannabis industry as whole. KushCo and its divisions are the first cannabis related company to join this premier tier of global brands in the SPC. This initiative further demonstrates our commitment to developing sustainable packaging solutions for the cannabis supply chain,” said Chief Executive Officer, Nick Kovacevich. “We are dedicated to understanding how KushCo can employ innovative methods to develop more environmentally friendly packaging. As the cannabis industry’s largest and most respected distributor of packaging, supplies, and accessories, being a leader in reducing waste in the cannabis industry is an important pillar we internally rally around and plan for this to be a jumping off point for further sustainable company initiatives. As we innovate sustainable packaging options we will use our Koleto team of designers and engineers to further create and develop marketable products in this new tier of packaging awareness. We look forward to working with the SPC and its members to collaborate and determine how we can reduce our environmental impact and we’re excited for the innovative ideas and products which are to come.”

To be added to the distribution list, please email ir@kushco.com with “Kush” in the subject line.

About KushCo Holdings, Inc.

KushCo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB) is the parent company to a diverse group of business units that are transformative leaders in the cannabis, CBD and other related industries. KushCo Holdings’ subsidiaries and brands provide exceptional customer service, product quality, compliancy knowledge and a local presence in serving its diverse customer base.

KushCo Holdings’ brands include Kush Supply Co., a dynamic sales platform that is the nation’s largest and most respected distributor of packaging, supplies, and accessories, Kush Energy, which provides ultra-pure hydrocarbon gases and solvents to the cannabis and CBD sector, Hybrid Creative, a premier creative design agency for cannabis and non-cannabis ventures, and Koleto Packaging Solutions, the research and development arm driving intellectual property development and acquisitions.

Founded in 2010, KushCo Holdings has now sold more than 1 billion units and regularly services more than 5,000 legally operated medical and adult-use dispensaries, growers, and producers across North America, South America, and Europe. KushCo Holdings subsidiaries maintain facilities in the five largest U.S. cannabis markets as well as having a local sales presence in every major U.S. cannabis market.

KushCo Holdings strives to be the industry leader for responsible and compliant products and services in the legal cannabis and CBD industry. The Company has been featured in media nationwide, including CNBCLos Angeles TimesTheStreet.comEntrepreneur, and business magazine Inc.  While KushCo Holdings services all facets of the cannabis and CBD industries, it has no direct involvement with the cannabis plant or any products that contain THC or CBD.

For more information, visit www.kushco.com or call (888)-920-5874.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may include predictions, estimates or other information that might be considered forward-looking within the meaning of applicable securities laws. While these forward-looking statements represent the Company’s current judgments, they are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect the opinions of the Company’s management only as of the date of this release. Please keep in mind that the Company is not obligating itself to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements in light of new information or future events. When used herein, words such as: “potential,” “look forward,” “expect,”  “believe,” “dedicated,” “building,” or variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in any forward-looking statements made by the Company herein are often discussed in filings the Company makes with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), available at: www.sec.gov, and on the Company’s website, at: www.kushco.com.

KushCo Holdings Contacts

Media Contact:
Anne Donohoe / Nick Opich
KCSA Strategic Communications
212-896-1265 / 212-896-1206
adonohoe@kcsa.com / nopich@kcsa.com

Investor Contact:
Phil Carlson / Elizabeth Barker
KCSA Strategic Communications
212-896-1233 / 212-896-1203
ir@kushco.com

 

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