GreenFirst Forest Products’ 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

GreenFirst Forest Products makes Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certified (FSC®-C167905) 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

ProductBasis weightsPrinting processesProduct Specifications
Newsprint40.0 to 51.8 gramsFlexography
Newsprint Product Specifications (PDF)
Controlled bulk book grades45 to 51.8 gramsBook Paper Product Specifications (PDF)
Food Service Bag Grades48.8 to 65 gramsFSB Product Specifications (PDF)

Operations, capacity and certifications

Manufacturing facilityProduction capacity (annual)Product certification
Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada220,000 metric tonsForest Stewardship Council®(FSC®) Certified Chain of Custody