Chadwick Wasilenkoff

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Fortress CEO Discusses Banknote Implications of Possible Eurozone Collapse

Fortress Paper CEO Chad Wasilenkoff appeared on BNN this week where he was asked to discuss the implications for banknotes and currencies throughout the eurozone in the face of its potential collapse. Wasilenkoff said that even though countries may pull out of the eurozone and revert back to their old currency, that process is lengthy […]

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 CEO Discusses High Tech Forestry Sector On BNN

Fortress Paper Ltd. CEO Chad Wasilenkoff appeared on the Business News Network this week to talk about the resurgence of the Canadian forestry sector thanks to diversification of products and forward thinking attitudes in the industry. The forestry sector has “gone through a couple of challenging decades,” he said on Tuesday. “So we now need […]

Future of Canada’s Forestry Sector is Renewable

by CHAD WASILENKOFF Push aside dated notions of our global forestry sector as dominated by lumberjacks focused solely on logging trees and processing the wood. Today’s forests are increasingly high-tech with employees skilled in biochemistry, genetics, computer modeling, satellite imagery, and digital processing. Today’s bio-economy is a dynamic global market that mirrors a paradigm shift […]

Fortress Paper to Release Third Quarter 2010 Earnings

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Oct. 26, 2010) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. Fortress Paper Ltd. (TSX:FTP) (“Fortress Paper” or the “Corporation”) announced today that it intends to release its third quarter financial results for the period ended September 30th, 2010 after the close of […]

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 […]

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 […]