Pulp and Paper in Kenora Ontario

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Pulp and Paper

History of Pulp and Paper

1924

No 8 Paper machine started up April 24 1924.

Number of Employees 160

Total annual wages $130,000

Labour Rate 30 cents hour

1926

No 9 Paper started up

1931

February 28th 1931 Company bankrupt

1941

Plan of Reorganization accepted February 28 1941 and the Minnesota and Ontario Paper Company (Mando) took over ownership and operations.

1957

#10 Paper machine completedbringing millès capacity to700 tonès daily

1965

Boise Cascade Corp merged with Ontario Minnesota Pulp & Paer Co Ltd (Mando) in 1978 Kenora and Fort Frances locations officially renamed Boise Cascade Canada Ltd.

1977

2.5 M spent for an incineration system added to consume wood waste and to reduce purchased fuel consumption

1981-86

Major modernization project costing over $160 M covering almost every aspect of the mill operation

1993

Number of Employees 712 List of 1993 Employees

Total Annual Wages $40,614,000

Labour rate $18.39 hour

 

References

Boise Cascade Canada Ltd. Spotlights 93