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Paper Excellence extends curtailment of paper operations at Catalyst Crofton mill

Paper Excellence Canada announced that the curtailment of its paper operations at the Catalyst Crofton facility will be extended to the end of February 2024 due to challenging market conditions which have not recovered as anticipated. The continued curtailment means that approximately 70 paper operations employees will not return to work in December. Paper Excellence […]

Paper Excellence Canada extends curtailment of paper operations at Catalyst Crofton mill

While market conditions continue to support the restart of our pulp operations and employment of more than 300 workers, the curtailment of paper operations at Crofton is being extended to the end of November. The continued curtailment means that approximately 70 paper operations employees will not return to work in November. Paper Excellence Canada continues […]

Paper Excellence Crofton mill extends shutdown

Members of Unifor Local 1132 at the Crofton mill in British Columbia, Canada, received notice that the scheduled restart of the mill, slated for the end of the month, has been delayed by at least another 30 days, leaving workers and their families in the lurch. “A few months ago, the company stood beside federal […]

Paper Excellence Canada permanently curtails Catalyst Paper Tiskwat

Paper Excellence Canada announced today the permanent curtailment of Catalyst Paper tiskwat, its paper mill in Powell River, BC. “It was a difficult decision to curtail tiskwat indefinitely in December 2021,” said Stew Gibson, Chief Operating Officer. “Following a comprehensive review of options, it has been determined that a restart of a pulp or paper […]

The Paper Excellence Group Announces Renewed Business Unit Structure

The Paper Excellence Group (Paper Excellence) today announced its updated organizational structure for its business units following the recent acquisitions of Resolute Forest Products in March 2023 and Domtar in November 2021. Steve Henry, currently Domtar’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been named President of the Paper & Packaging business unit with […]

Paper Excellence shares insights from discussion on EUDR

Paper Excellence participated in the “Wood you find it?” event hosted by FSC International in Brussels to discuss the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), approved in April by the European Parliament. Representatives of the European Commission responsible for the approved text, public policy makers, companies, NGOs and FSC leaders discussed together what are the biggest challenges […]

A.Celli Paper and Shandong sign a contract for the supply of a paper rewinder

Shandong Jinthiane Paper Industry Co., Ltd signed a contract with A.Celli Paper marked the beginning of the business relationship between the two realities. The new E-WIND® P100 paper rewinder object of the supply will be used to process jumbo rolls of 170-400 gsm white coated board with a diameter of 4000 mm and a width […]

Paper Excellence and Resolute Announce Intention to Sell Thunder Bay Pulp and Paper Mill

The Paper Excellence Group and Resolute Forest Products Inc. today announced their intention to sell Resolute’s Thunder Bay pulp and paper mill in Ontario, Canada, to further facilitate the regulatory review process. On July 6, the Paper Excellence Group through its wholly-owned subsidiary Domtar Corporation entered into an agreement with Resolute, a global forest products […]

China’s GDP increased by 3.9% in 3Q

China’s economy recovered and showed sound momentum in the 3Q, notably better than the 2Q. The production and demands continued to improve, and employment and prices were generally stable. The national economy was generally performing within an appropriate range, according to the National Bureau of Statistics of China. According to preliminary estimates, the gross domestic […]

Paper Excellence announces Crofton union issued strike notice

Paper Excellence recently announced that one of the unions at its Crofton mill, the Public and Private Workers of Canada (PPWC) local 2, has given 72-hour strike notice, putting the union in a strike position on Saturday, October 22, 2022. Since July 2022, the company has been negotiating with PPWC local 2, which represents 370 […]