Fortress Paper's Cogeneration Plant Delivering Power to Hydro Quebec Grid

Oct. 2, 2013 - Fortress Paper Ltd. said that it has successfully completed the mandatory 100-hour grid test for its cogeneration facility at its Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill (FSC Mill) and the cogeneration facility is now delivering power to the Hydro Québec grid at the contracted commercial rate.

"We are very pleased that the final stage of testing for the cogeneration facility at the FSC Mill has been successfully completed and that the Company is now delivering power to the Hydro Québec grid at the contracted rate," said Chadwick Wasilenkoff, CEO of Fortress Paper. "This will reduce our production costs at the mill and create a legacy of environmentally friendly power production for the region."

Fortress Paper operates internationally in two distinct business segments: dissolving pulp and security paper products. The company operates its dissolving pulp business at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill located in Canada, and operates its security paper products business at the Landqart Mill located in Switzerland, where it produces banknote, passport, visa and other brand protection and security papers, and at its high security production and research facility located in Canada, where it manufactures optically variable thin film material. For further information visit:

SOURCE: Fortress Paper Ltd.