White Birch Paper

January 31, 2006 13:43 ET

White Birch Paper Company Announces Completion of Acquisition of Papier Masson Ltee

GREENWICH, Conn.--(CCNMatthews - Jan 31, 2006) -

White Birch Paper Company announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Papier Masson Ltee, a privately-held company. Papier Masson is a modern, fully-integrated, low-cost producer of high-quality newsprint, with annual production capacity of approximately 234,000 tonnes. Its TMP facility is currently the largest single-line facility in the world. Papier Masson's production facilities are situated on a 130-acre site located in Gatineau, Quebec.

White Birch Paper Company is one of the largest newsprint producers in North America. In addition to Papier Masson, the company's manufacturing facilities are located in Quebec City, Quebec, Riviere du Loup, Quebec and Ashland, Virginia. After giving effect to the completion of the acquisition, White Birch will be the third largest producer of newsprint in North America.

Contact Information

  • White Birch Paper Company,
    Edward Sherrick, 203-661-3344