dissolving pulp

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Solidarity Fund QFL Helps Reopen Thurso Pulp Mill and 290 Jobs Will be Recalled

MONTREAL – With a $15 million investment, the Solidarity Fund QFL (the “Fund”) is playing an active role in the re-opening of the pulp mill in Thurso, in the Outaouais region. The project is part of an acquisition of the old Fraser Paper mill, which shut down in June 2009, by Fortress Specialty Cellulose Inc., […]