Tembec’s integrated operation at Kapuskasing, Ontario, manufactures newsprint for publishers of daily newspapers and commercial printers, as well as controlled bulk paper for mass-market paperback book publishers and commercial printers.

High-quality newsprint and controlled bulk paper

Tembec makes Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified newsprint and bulk paper using virgin pine and spruce fiber from Canadian forests.

This modern facility produces a clean strong sheet – with superior uniformity, reliability and runnability – suitable for a wide range of printing processes. We tailor production to meet customer specifications and market needs.

Our knowledge of the newsprint and publishing industries, and our customer service, are competitive strengths. We focus on markets in the U.S. Northeast and Midwest, and Eastern Canada.

Product characteristics and applications

Product Basis weights Printing processes
Newsprint 40.0 to 51.8 grams





Controlled bulk book grades 45 to 51.8 grams

Product specifications

Operations, capacity and certifications

Manufacturing facility Production capacity (annual) Product certification
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada 220,000 metric tons

Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Certified Chain of Custody


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  • Newsprint sales
    Telephone: 416 775-2806
    Toll-free: 1 800 565-3021
    Fax: 416 621-4303
    405 The West Mall, Suite 800
    Etobicoke, Ontario
    M9C 5J1

  • Newsprint customer service
    U.S. Toll-free: 1 800 387-3012
    Canadian Toll-free:
    1 800 387-5423
    Fax: 705 337-9709
    P.O. Box 100
    Kapuskasing, Ontario
    P5N 2Y2

  • Kapuskasing operations
    Telephone: 705 337-1311
    Fax: 705 337-9708
    1 Government Road
    P.O. Box 100
    Kapuskasing, Ontario
    P5N 2Y2