About the Containerboard Division

Back in 1961, when the world was just starting to understand the importance of resource protection, Kruger was one of the first companies in North America to manufacture 100% recycled containerboard.

More than half a century later, the Montréal Containerboard Mill carries on that tradition and has taken it a step further with the recent addition of a cutting-edge linerboard machine at the Trois-Rivières Mill. Its new high-tech PM10 production line, operated by a team of highly skilled professionals working smart to deliver the finest recycled lightweight linerboard in North Ameria, features advanced containerboard manufacturing technology, an integrated OCC plant and sustainable manufacturing processes.

We offer customized corrugated packaging solutions for companies of all sizes right across North America.

Focus on Health and Safety

Recognizing that our employees are key to our continued success, we make it our priority to provide a safe and healthy work environment for all our employees.

Caring for the Environment

Our commitment to the environment goes all the way back to 1961, when we became one of the first companies in North America to offer recycled containerboard.

With our new XTRTM product, we are taking our innovative solutions to a whole new level. This 100% recycled linerboard proves that sustainability and high quality are not mutually exclusive.

With the stress on the environment due to the plastic and styrofoam waste circulating, we are focused on bringing awareness and options to the packaging industry.

By the Numbers:

  • 516000

    MT/year production capacity

  • 550000

    metric tonnes of old corrugated
    containerboard recycled annually

  • 50

    years in the containerboard
    manufacturing industry


We’ve been recycling for the longest time

We’ve been recycling for the longest time


Well before the entire world becomes aware of how important it is to protect the environment and to recycle, Kruger’s Place Turcot Containerboard Mill (Montréal) starts to manufacture 100% recycled linerboard in 1961. Today, our GreenWhiteTM 100% recycled white top linerboard is recognized in the industry for its outstanding quality.

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Effective under pressure

Effective under pressure


Always on the look-out for innovative opportunities for recycled containerboard, our experts worked with Arborite, a subsidiary of Wilsonart, to develop high-quality recycled saturating kraft paper. The sheets, made of 100% recycled fibre, are used in the manufacture of high-pressure laminate products distributed by Arborite across North America.

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A new era for corrugated linerboard

A new era for corrugated linerboard

May 2017

In September 2015, Kruger announced a $250-M modernization project to rebuild Kruger’s most efficient newsprint machine, MP10, into a cutting-edge 100% recycled linerboard machine. Twenty months later, in May 2017, the Trois-Rivières Mill starts to manufacture the finest lightweight and high-strength linerboard on the market.

Official start-up for PM10

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Kruger officially dedicated Paper Machine No. 10 (PM10)

Kruger officially dedicated Paper Machine No. 10 (PM10)

October 2017

In October 2017, Kruger officially dedicated Paper Machine No. 10 (PM10), which was completely rebuilt to manufacture 100% lightweight and high-strength linerboard at its Trois-Rivières Mill.

PM10 Dedication Ceremony

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