Welcome to Paper Excellence.



Paper Excellence Group has grown through logical acquisitions from a single mill base to a multinational group producing 2.5 million tonnes paper and pulp with over 2,300 employees in the last few years.  Our core values, and our Company spirit, are the things which set us apart from – and will enable to surpass – the performance of our competitors. Our spirit is to constantly challenge the limit, and tirelessly strive for victory. We will be victorious when we become – and remain – the lowest cost, highest efficiency, and most profitable Company in our business – through happy, committed and dynamic people.

About Us



Paper Excellence Canada sources wood-based raw materials from forest lands where operators are in compliance with applicable provincial regulations and where many maintain recognized Forest Management Certification.

Paper Excellence Canada takes all reasonable measures to ensure that provenance of wood-based raw material is known; the wood is legal and proper chain of custody systems are in place.


Paper Excellence (PE) is a sustainable, profitable globally integrated fiber products provider that is economically, socially, and environmentally responsible.  Through innovation and adaptability, PE provides cellulose based products at the lowest possible cost. We constantly strive to improve the global competitiveness of our customers, while enhancing the sustainability of our manufacturing operations and the well-being of the communities in which we operate.

We are a privately owned group of companies in the pulp and paper industry. With our headquarters located in Richmond, BC Canada, PE has close to two million tonnes of pulp production capacity through five operating mills in Canada and two mills in France.

Paper Excellence employs approximately 1800 employees in Canada. In all of our operations, Paper Excellence ensures that it maintains strong relationships with all levels of governments (municipal, provincial and federal), local communities, unions, non-government agencies and other key stakeholders.
Our commitment to a sustainable industry includes operating Nova Scotia’s largest sapling nursery in Debert, growing over six million seedlings annually. Paper Excellence Canada sources wood-based raw materials from forest lands where operators are in compliance with applicable provincial regulations and where many maintain recognized Forest Management Certification. Paper Excellence Canada takes all reasonable measures to ensure that provenance of wood-based raw material is known; the wood is legal and proper chain of custody systems are in place. Additionally, PE carries out green projects and continuous improvement initiatives within our mills as we continuously committed to search for improvements in our operations.

Paper Excellence believes that with the acquisition of new mills, the company can offer a wider variety of products which provides leverage in global market.  This enables us to offer different products – such as varieties of pulp – to our customers.

How Are We Different and (We Believe) Better?

  1. We Have Introduced a New, More Sustainable, Long Term, Business Model to the Global Pulp & Paper Industry.
  2. The Export Market Outlook for Our Products is Favorable – Notably in Markets (e.g. China) in Which We Have Unique Expertise, In-Depth Knowledge, Long Term Growth Customers and Positive Relationships.
  3. We are Expanding Rapidly to Meet the Needs of Our Customers. We Supply ‘Purpose Made’ Pulps (a) At a Price They Can Afford and (b) At a Price that Competes with ‘New World’ Plantation Hardwood Pulps

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