As market conditions improve Paper Excellence Canada will resume kraft pulp production at its Catalyst Crofton mill. Paper production remains down until end October.
Canada's Paper Excellence is restarting pulping operations at the Crofton pulp and paper mill. "While market conditions allow for the restart of our pulp operations, the curtailment of paper operations at Crofton is being extended to the end of October," the company announced.
Crofton mill is operated by Paper Excellence's subsidiary Catalyst. The mill houses two fibre lines with an installed capacity of 380,000 tpy of northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp and two paper machines geared for a production of 330,000 tpy of printing and packaging paper.
According to Paper Excellence, restarting the pulp mill will bring more than Crofton 300 employees back to work.