Kruger to increase facial tissue production Richelieu Plant in Gatineau, Québec

By Kruger Products
Cision Newswire
March 5, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada East

GATINEAU, Quebec – Kruger Products announced a major increase in its production of Scotties® facial tissues at its Richelieu Plant in Gatineau, Québec. The announcement was made in the presence of Christopher Skeete, Québec Minister for the Economy. …Through this expansion project, which received investments totalling $14.5 million and created 16 jobs, Kruger Products commissioned a new facial tissue converting line at its Richelieu Plant in November 2023. The additional equipment will increase the production of facial tissue by 25%. Another component of the project will be rolled out at the Laurier Plant, also in Gatineau, where new equipment will collect tissue production residues… [which] will be repulped for the manufacture of value-added projects. This component is expected to be completed in June 2025. Investissement Québec provided support for the project in the form of a $7.27-million loan granted under the ESSOR program.

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