Kruger’s Big Deal ($575M Tissue Mill)

At a time when many Canadian pulp and paper companies are looking to diversify their existing operations, Kruger Products is opening a brand new one.

In August 2018, Kruger Products, along with its publically traded entity, KP Tissue Inc., announced a $575-million investment to build a new state-of-the-art tissue making plant in the Brompton neighbourhood of Sherbrooke, Quebec, adjacent to an existing Kruger Inc. specialty papers facility. The new plant will create 180 permanent jobs and house Canada’s largest through-air-dry (TAD) machine, which manufactures ultra-premium tissue.

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