Part of ongoing initiatives to “optimize” activities in the boxboard packaging sector.
Sustainable products and services to ensure quality and delivery reliability for online products.
Expected purchase price is US$93 million with the transaction closing Jan. 3, 2020.
Patented water-based barrier coating protects it against humidity to enhance the packaging efficiency.
Plants produce 9 million cases of tissue products annually and employ 213 workers.
Closure of the Trois‑Rivières plant affects 35 employees who have been offered relocation.
The two sites employ a total of 68 workers and produce 44,000 tonnes of tissue paper annually.
Closures to take place by year-end will affect about 65 workers in Barrie and Peterborough.
Investments directed at facility expansion and new equipment for two Quebec plants.
Facility has reached its physical limits, selling property for $72 million.
Longhorn Paper Converting expands Quebec paper company’s reach into US markets.
Cascades is getting help with a loan guarantee from Quebec.
Machinery upgrades aim to increasing market share in the food packaging sector.
Innovative mushroom packaging contains 80% recyclable content.
Will install new process that produces biofuel derived from natural plant polymer.