Madawaska Paper Mill

The Madawaska Paper Mill is part of the integrated East Papers pulp and paper complex. The mill produces a wide variety of specialty packaging, publishing, label and converting papers.

The Madawaska Paper Mill combines manufacturing flexibility and product development expertise with a strong service platform.


  • Machine flexibility and a bias towards codevelopment to fit customer requirements
  • Pulp integration with the sulphite and groundwood pulp mills in Edmundston, NB
  • Certified to Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) fiber sourcing standards
  • Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) chain of custody certified paper available upon request
  • Ability to produce FDA-compliant, grease-resistant and wet-strength papers
  • Sulphite pulp yields excellent printability, runnability and converting performance


Production Capacity

383,000 tpy

Number of Employees


Key Offerings

Coated and uncoated freesheet, hybrid and uncoated groundwood papers

Primary Markets

Lightweight Specialty Publishing, Packaging, Label and Converting Papers


ISO 9001:2008 certification
ISO 14001:2004 certification
SFI Fiber Sourcing Label certification
FSC chain-of-custody certification

2009 Energy Sources
(combined with Madawaska)

79% biomass
4% fossil fuel
17% purchased electricity

Machine Trim Range

Paper machine No. 3 = 175-177

Paper machine No. 4 = 174-175

Paper machine No. 5 = 198-205

Paper machine No. 7 = 210

Paper machine No. 8 = 275-284

Additional Capabilities

On-site product development center
Mill-based customer service
Off-site technology center
Off-line calendering and rewinding equipment