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Fortress Paper begins dissolving pulp production at Thurso


December 13, 2011
By Pulp & Paper Canada

The conversion of the former kraft mill at Thurso, Que. is complete. Fortress Paper Ltd. announced Dec. 5 that it had commenced dissolving pulp production at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill. The centerpiece of the project, a new state of…

The conversion of the former kraft mill at Thurso, Que. is complete. Fortress Paper Ltd. announced Dec. 5 that it had commenced dissolving pulp production at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill. The centerpiece of the project, a new state of the art pre-hydrolized kraft cooking plant, came on line successfully Dec. 4.

Chad Wasilenkoff, chairman and CEO of Fortress Paper, commented: “This is a momentous day in the history of Fortress Paper and a culmination of our work at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill since acquiring the mill in April 2010. We are very proud to join the limited group of dissolving pulp producers in the world and look forward to completing our first shipments.”

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Fortress Paper is a leading international producer of security and other specialty papers and products.


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