Madawaska Paper Mill

Known for making industry leading lightweight specialty papers, the Madawaska Paper Mill is part of the integrated East Papers pulp and paper complex. The products the mill manufactures are used in a variety of highly technical applications for the packaging, publishing, label and converting markets.

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

Highlights

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

Overview

Production Capacity

335,000 tpy

Number of Employees

500+

Key Offerings

Coated and uncoated freesheet, hybrid and uncoated groundwood papers

Primary Markets

Lightweight Specialty Publishing, Packaging, Label and Converting Papers

Certifications

ISO 9001:2008 certification
ISO 14001:2004 certification
SFI fiber sourcing label certification
SFI chain of custody certification
FSC chain of custody certification
PEFC chain of custody certification

2016 Energy Sources
(combined with Edmundston)

82% carbon neutral (biomass)
2% fossil fuel
15% purchased electricity

Machine Trim Range

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