About Paper Excellence

About Us

Paper Excellence is a sustainable, profitable globally integrated fiber products provider that is economically, socially, and environmentally responsible.  Through innovation and adaptability, provide cellulose based products at lowest possible cost. We will constantly strive to improve the global competitiveness of our customers, while enhancing the sustainability of our manufacturing operations and the well-being of the communities in which we operate.

We are a privately owned group of companies in the pulp and paper industry. With our headquarters in Richmond, BC Canada, the Company has close to 2 million tonnes of pulp production capacity, 550,000 tonnes of paper production capacity through 6 mills in Canada and 2 mills in France in cities of Saint-Gaudens and Tarascon.

Paper Excellence employs approximately 2,600 employees in Canada. In all our operations, Paper Excellence has always ensured that it maintains strong relationships with local and national governments, local communities, unions, non-government agencies and other stakeholders.

With the recent acquisition of the Skookumchuck mill (255,000 tonnes of capacity) in 2013, Paper Excellence’s Canadian capacity for NBSK pulp is now 1.2 million tonnes.

Recent efforts in our commitment to develop sustainable industry, include the addition of a sapling Nursery to our Mill in Northern Resources, Nova Scotia and the startup of a green energy plant in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan.  Furthermore, we carry out Green Projects in many of our mills and are committed to search for improvements to our operations.

Paper Excellence believes that with the acquisition of new Mills, the Company can offer a wider variety of products which provides leverage in global market.  This enables us to offer a variety of different products (different varieties of pulp, for instance) to our customers.


Paper Excellence – How Are We Different and (We Believe) Better?

  1. We Have Introduced a New, More Sustainable, Long Term, Business Model to the Global Pulp & Paper Industry.
  2. The Export Market Outlook for Our Products is Favorable – Notably in Markets (e.g. China) in Which We Have Unique Expertise,  In-Depth Knowledge, Long Term Growth Customers and Positive Relationships.
  3. We are Expanding Rapidly to Meet the Needs of Our Customers. We Supply ‘Purpose Made’ Pulps (a) At a Price They Can Afford and (b) At a Price that Competes with ‘New World’ Plantation Hardwood Pulps