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Cascades sells its Thunder Bay plant


January 8, 2008
By Pulp & Paper Canada

KINGSEY FALLS, QC — Cascades announced the sale of its coated fine papers manufacturing plant located in Thunder B…

KINGSEY FALLS, QC — Cascades announced the sale of its coated fine papers manufacturing plant located in Thunder Bay, in Northern Ontario. Cascades will contribute $4.5 million to the purchaser, Thunder Bay Fine Papers, in order to support the start-up of the plant.
In commenting on this transaction, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cascades Specialty Products Group, stated: “Cascades is pleased to announce this transaction which will allow us to participate in the creation of new jobs in the community while limiting the costs associated with maintaining the mill.”
The Thunder Bay plant ceased operations in January 2006 because of unfavourable economic conditions.

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