Kruger to Maintain All Critical Activities in Accordance With Government COVID-19 Guidelines

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Montreal, March 24, 2020 – As a provider of goods and services that consumers and businesses rely on for their everyday needs, Kruger Inc. announced today that it will be maintaining all of its operations that have been declared essential by Canadian and U.S. authorities or COVID-19 government guidelines, including the manufacture of tissue products, food packaging and containerboard, newsprint, publication and specialty papers, as well as recycling services, the bottling of beverages and the production of electricity.

Kruger is working closely with suppliers, contractors, shippers and customers to maintain these activities and ensure that our products continue to meet the essential needs of North Americans.

The Company has also implemented rigorous safety and hygiene protocols to ensure that employees identified as part of its essential workforce remain safe and contribute to preventing the spread of the coronavirus.

Consequently, the following plants will continue to operate until further notice:

TISSUE PRODUCTS

CANADA

  • Québec
    Crabtree Plant
    Gatineau Complex (Richelieu and Laurier Plants)
    Sherbrooke (Lennoxville) Plant
    Joliette Distribution Center
  • Ontario
    Scarborough Plant
    Trenton Converting Plant
  • British Columbia
    New Westminster Plant
    New Westminster Distribution Center

UNITED STATES

  • Tennessee
    Memphis Plant

CONTAINERBOARD AND PACKAGING

CANADA

  • Québec
    Place Turcot Containerboard Mill (Montréal)
    LaSalle Packaging Plant (Montréal)
    Trois-Rivières Mill
  • Ontario
    Brampton Packaging Plant

NEWSPRINT, SPECIALTY AND PUBLICATION PAPERS

CANADA

  • Québec
    Brompton Mill (Sherbrooke)
    Kruger Wayagamack (Trois-Rivières)
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Mill

RECYCLING SERVICES

  • Québec
    Notre-Dame West Recovery Center
    Henri-Bourassa East Recovery Center
    Ovide Rouillard Inc. (Sherbrooke)
    CN Garneau yard – Railroad ties operations (Shawinigan)
    Kruger Recycling Warehouse facilities in Trois Rivières, Sherbrooke and Beauharnois

BOTTLING SERVICES

  • Québec
    Montréal Bottling Plant

KRUGER ENERGY

CANADA

  • Québec
    Montérégie Wind Farm (100 MW)
    Hydro Bromptonville (9.9 MW)
  • Ontario
    Port Alma Wind Farm (101.2 MW)
    Chatham Wind Farm (99.4 MW)
  • British Columbia
    Zeballos Hydro Plant (22 MW)

UNITED STATES

  • Maine
    15 hydro plants (11.45 MW)
  • New York
    7 hydro plants (15 MW)
  • Rhode Island
    1 hydro plant (2 MW)
  • Virginia
    4 hydro plants (7.25 MW)

 


Source: Kruger

 

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