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Tembec’s Chetwynd yields more

Chetwynd, BC -- Tembec announced the successful startup of the new tertiary refiner line at its High Yield pulp mil...


October 16, 2007
By Pulp & Paper Canada

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Chetwynd, BC — Tembec announced the successful startup of the new tertiary refiner line at its High Yield pulp mill in Chetwynd, BC. The installation of this equipment will increase production by 10,000 ADMT. The capital cost of the project was less than $1 million.
“The increased capacity as a result of this startup will enable us to meet the growing demand for our product in the marketplace,” said Yvon Pelletier, executive V-P and president of the Pulp Group. “As a global leader in the High Yield market pulp sector, we are continually improving our operations to ensure our competitiveness and ability to meet market demands.”
Tembec is one of the world’s leading market pulp producers. This optimization will raise the total capacity of the Company to approximately 2 million tonnes.