Fortress Paper Ltd

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“Entrepreneurial paper chief explains contrarian investing strategy” in the Globe & Mail’s Small Business Week Interview. (Part 3)

The Globe & Mail three part series called ‘Talking to Entrepreneurs’ featured Chad Wasilenkoff, CEO Fortress Paper. In part three of the Globe and Mail’s Small Business Editor Katherine Scarrow’s feature video interview with Fortress Paper CEO Chad Wasilenkoff, where she called Chad Wasilenkoff, Fortress Paper a “born entrepreneur”. Fortress Paper CEO Chad Wasilenkoff discusses […]

Globe & Mail Small Business Week Interview Featuring Fortress Paper (Part 2)

Globe & Mail Small Business Week Interview Featuring Fortress Paper (Part 2) In part two of the Globe and Mail’s Small Business Editor Katherine Scarrow’s feature interview with Fortress Paper CEO Chad Wasilenkoff, they discuss how printing and protecting money is big business for Fortress Paper. Mr. Wasilenkoff discusses Fortress Paper being the ‘sole maker’ […]

Fortress Paper Featured In Globe & Mail Small Business Week Video Series (Part 1)

As part of their coverage on Small Business Week, The Globe and Mail launched a three-part video series entitled Talking To Entrepreneurs focused on Fortress Paper Ltd. In the series the Globe and Mail’s Small Business Editor Katherine Scarrow sits down with Fortress Paper CEO Chad Wasilenkoff to discuss various aspects of his company. Speaking […]

BBC Features Fortress Paper’s Banknote Facility

BBC News visited Fortress Paper’s facility in Landquart, Switzerland this week to learn about the process of making banknotes. In a video featured in the BBC’s Business section, Marco Ziethen, the production manager at Landquart, takes reporter Lucy Burton through a step-by-step guide to manufacturing banknotes. From importing, refining and bleaching cotton, Ziethen showed how […]

Fortress Paper Announces Second Quarter 2011 Results

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Aug. 8, 2011) – Fortress Paper Ltd. (TSX:FTP) (“Fortress Paper” or the “Company”) reported 2011 second quarter EBITDA of $4.6 million on sales of $90.3 million. For the first quarter of 2011 EBITDA was $1.0 million on sales of $85.5 million and for the three months ended June 30, 2010 EBITDA […]

Fortress Paper’s Chad Wasilenkoff named Entrepreneur of the Year

Chad Wasilenkoff of the thriving North Vancouver company Fortress Paper was named Entrepreneur of the Year on Tuesday by Ernst & Young. The 38-year-old Fortress board chair and CEO started the company in 2006 with a focus on international specialty and security products — including paper stock for currency and passports — and has seen […]

Fortress Paper CEO & Director Nominated For Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year

Chadwick Wasilenkoff, CEO and Director of Fortress Paper Ltd. has been nominated by Ernst & Young for Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010. The firm recognizes high-achieving entrepreneurs who make a difference in the global economy Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs improve the quality of life for people across the globe. “This year’s exceptional Pacific finalists all […]

Fortress Paper Announces $40.9 Million Closing of Bought Deal Offering

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – July 7, 2010) – Fortress Paper Ltd. (“Fortress Paper” or the “Company”) (TSX:FTP) is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced bought deal offering (the “Offering”) of 1,739,000 common shares of the Company (the “Offered Shares”) at a price of $23.50 per Offered Share for gross proceeds of […]

Fortress Paper Appoints Key Dissolving Pulp Managers for the Conversion of its Thurso Mill

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – June 3, 2010) – Fortress Paper Ltd. (TSX:FTP) (“Fortress Paper” or the “Corporation”) announces the following appointments at its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc. (“Fortress Specialty”): Peter Vinall as President and Chief Executive Officer, Vincent Byrne as Vice President, Technical Development and Donald Deer as Projects Leader. In addition, Fortress […]

NBHK Pulp Production Begins at Fortress Paper’s Thurso Mill

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – June 1, 2010) – Fortress Paper Ltd. (“Fortress Paper” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:FTP) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc. (“Fortress Specialty”), commenced production and sale of NBHK pulp on May 28th. The mill reopened May 1st after being shut down by the former owner in early 2009. Chad […]