Catalyst Crofton Mill – A Paper Excellence Company-
Catalyst Crofton Mill is located on Vancouver Island, in the Cowichan Valley, near Duncan and plays an important role in the cultural, social and economic health of this community. Commissioned in 1957, Catalyst Crofton Mill today has two paper machines and two pulp lines. Committed to environmental sustainability, 89% of Catalyst Crofton Mill’s energy comes from renewable sources with a 71% reduction in greenhouse gases since 1990. Its unique deep-sea port facility provides an economic gateway to major marketing in western North America, Asia and Latin America.
FACTS & FIGURES
State of the art kraft digesters, bleach plant, utility island, and waste water treatment system
Deep-sea port facility
NBSK pulp: 380,000 tonnes per year
Printing / packaging papers: 334,000 tonnes per year
Coastal BC fibre supply dominated by sawmill residual chips and pulp logs