Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc

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RISI: “Pulp Growth Ain’t Pulp Fiction – Embracing New Opportunities”

While “pulp fiction” may resonate with the hearts and minds of people, the wood pulp business sector sometimes results in a “hollow” response. While readers would not be able to turn the pages of their pulp fiction books or enjoy their cotton and rayon clothing without their wood pulp brethren, the pulp sector is often […]

Pulp and Paper Canada: “Thurso’s Future Secure with Fortress”

There’s a new kid on the block and he’s playing by a different set of rules. Brimming with confidence, enthusiasm, and steadfast resolution to succeed, Fortress Paper offers a fresh perspective for Canada’s pulp and paper sector. With its recent acquisition of the idled Thurso pulp mill located in the Outaouais region of western Quebec, […]

Pulp And Paper Canada: “Fraser Papers Exits Canadian Scene After Six Years”

TORONTO — Fraser Papers has completed the sale of its two Canadian mills, located at Thurso, Que. and Edmunston, N.B., in two separate transactions, leaving the insolvent paper company with no Canadian pulp and paper operations. The Thurso mill was sold to Fortress Paper. The Edmunston facility was sold as part of the specialty papers […]

Pulp And Paper Canada: “Fortress Paper’s Thurso Mill Resumes Production Ahead of Schedule”

Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc. began production and sale of NBHK pulp from the company’s mill in Thurso, Que., on May 28. The mill reopened May 1 after being shut down by its former owner in early 2009. Chad Wasilenkoff, CEO of parent company Fortress Paper Ltd., commented: “We are pleased that production has commenced ahead […]