FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – St. Marys Paper Corp. (SMPC) has appointed International Forest Products Corporation (IFP) as the exclusive sales agent for the Sault St. Marie mill in Ontario. St. Marys restarted the number 5 machine on December 6 and will be producing 135,000 tons a year of SC-A and SC-B paper. IFP will handle the sales and marketing of all of the mill’s output.
“We are pleased to announce the re-start of production at St. Marys Paper Company and the appointment of International Forest Products as our sales partner,” said Dennis Bunnell, Chairman and CEO. “This appointment represents a step forward for St. Marys Paper and we could not be happier and are very proud to have this highly respected and successful global company as our partner. It ensured that St. Marys can offer secure supply of quality paper to our customers regardless of their purchasing strategy.”
“We are thrilled to be partnered with St. Marys on this exciting venture of restarting the mill,” said Daniel Kraft, President and CEO of IFP. “This relationship will provide growth and diversification in our expanding paper sales division.”