High-quality newsprint. The choice for leading newspapers across North America and around the world. Manufactured at our Crofton mill.

The Benefits: 

Specifically designed to offer what publishers want in a newsprint sheet: maximum performance, exceptional print quality and greater strength, opacity, whiteness, print-through and sharpness. With fewer breaks and more print surface per tonne than competing sheets, Marathon Newsprint goes the distance.

Environmental Footprint: 
  • Made with more than 85% renewable energy
  • Certified to PEFC
  • No Boreal fibre

Paper Type

Product Specifications

BASIS WEIGHT (gsm) 40 43 45
BASIS WEIGHT (lb., news basis) 24.6 26.4 27.7
CALIPER (micron) 79 79 83
OPACITY (%) 95 95 96


Key Product Characteristics

Lighter Weight—The first lighter weight newsprint, offered at 43 to 45 gsm
Excellent Strength—Consistent, reliable press performance with fewer breaks reduces waste and saves money by delivering higher pressroom efficiency and less paper consumption
Technology Leadership—Leading expertise in neutral papermaking with PCC filler technology means improved printability