Minister Lametti Announces $10 Million for North America’s First Facility to Produce 100-Percent Recycled Kraft Saturating Board Products

By Natural Resources Canada
Cision Newswire
February 10, 2023
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: Canada, Canada East

MONTREAL – Kraft paper products like construction board, cardboard folding boxes and packaging for food and beverage items are extremely durable and commonly used. As we ban harmful single-use plastics, sustainable and recyclable alternatives are becoming more important than ever. That’s why today, Canada’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, the Honourable David Lametti, on behalf of Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, announced a federal contribution of $10 million to Kruger Packaging L.P. for the transformation of the Kruger Place Turcot Mill in Montreal into North America’s first mill to produce 100-percent recycled saturating kraft. The contribution is made through the Investments in Forest Industry Transformation (IFIT) program, which supports Canada’s forest sector in remaining globally competitive through targeted investments in advanced technologies.

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