Tag Archives: Quebec

Cascades Announces the Death of Bernard Lemaire, a Great Entrepreneur and Builder

Cascades deeply regrets and is saddened to announce the death of one of its cofounders, Mr. Bernard Lemaire, at the age of 87. Bernard Lemaire was born in Drummondville, Québec in 1936. In 1960, he joined the family business of waste recovery, Drummond Pulp and Fiber. Four years later, under his impetus, and with the […]

RYAM to temporarily idle production at its paperboard and high-yield pulp operations

Rayonier Advanced Materials (NYSE: RYAM) is announcing that in order to optimize inventory levels and address lower-than-anticipated demand, its Témiscaming Paperboard operation and one of its High-Yield Pulp lines will be idled for 3 weeks, beginning on October 7. Customer orders will not be affected, the company said. The Témiscaming mill, which is located in […]

Supremex Acquires Graf-Pak in Quebec, Canada

Supremex on May 8 announced the acquisition of the assets of Graf-Pak Inc., a provider of folding carton packaging solutions to a variety of commercial markets. The transaction was concluded for a total consideration of approximately $6.0 million, on a cash-free and debt-free basis, subject to customary adjustments, financed through the company’s existing credit facility. […]

Resolute is developing a clear future for cellulose filaments

As Resolute’s new cellulose filaments plant at our Kénogami (Saguenay, Quebec) paper mill nears completion, the company is focusing on bringing commercial volumes of this innovative biomaterial to the marketplace. Working closely with key partners Performance BioFilaments and FPInnovations, and through the continued support of the ministère des Ressources naturelles et des Forêts du Québec […]

Twin Rivers Paper finalizes sale of lumber mill to Groupe Lebel

Twin Rivers Paper Company, a leading producer of specialty and kraft paper products, announced that it has finalized the sale of Plaster Rock Lumber Corporation, its softwood lumber mill in Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, to eastern Canadian lumber manufacturer and North American forest products leader Groupe Lebel.  The sale advances Twin Rivers’ strategy of investing […]

GreenFirst completes sale of Quebec assets for $94 million

GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its La Sarre and Béarn sawmills, Abitibi and Témiscamingue forestry operations, as well as their related assets and business operations to Chantiers Chibougamau Ltée, for a total purchase price of approximately $94 million, subject to final adjustments. “We thank Chantiers Chibougamau […]

Paper Exellence to acquire Resolute Forest Products

The Paper Excellence Group (the “Group”), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Domtar Corporation (“Domtar”), a global diversified manufacturer of pulp and specialty, printing, writing, and packaging papers, and Resolute Forest Products Inc. Resolute, a global forest products company, have entered into an agreement under which Domtar will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Resolute […]

Kruger Products doubles production of its future tissue machine in Sherbrooke

Kruger Products recently announced that it will double the size and production of its future LDC tissue machine in the Brompton borough of Sherbrooke. The machine is slated to be commissioned in 2024. After revealing on February 26, 2021, a $240-million expansion project to install the machine and add two converting lines, the Company announced […]

Nordic Paper to acquire Glassine Canada

Nordic Paper Holding AB agreed to acquire Glassine Canada Inc., a specialized manufacturer of demanding greaseproof paper grades primarily for food applications. With the acquisition, Nordic Paper strengthens its presence in North America, the largest greaseproof paper market in the world. The preliminary purchase price for Glassine Canada Inc. on a cash and debt free […]

Sustana Fiber installs new high-capacity shredder at Breakeyville mill in Quebec, Canada

Sustana Fiber recently installed a brand new high-capacity shredding machine at its Breakeyville mill in Quebec, which will improve the recycling process for aseptic and gable top containers, also known as multilayer cartons, such as milk and juice cartons. The new shredder supports Sustana Fiber’s commitment to realize a zero-waste future and invest in the […]