Our Facilities

We operate three mills that are located in the British Columbia coastal communities of Crofton, Port Alberni and Powell River, and all are in close proximity to our corporate headquarters in Richmond, and to our Surrey Distribution Centre, both of which are located in Metro Vancouver.

Crofton is located in a vibrant area on the southeast coast of Vancouver Island in the Cowichan Valley, near Duncan. With two paper machines producing directory and newsprint, and a kraft pulp operation, it employs some 574 people.

Port Alberni is located at the head of picturesque Alberni Inlet on the west coast of Vancouver Island. With two paper machines producing coated specialty papers and directory, it employs some 307 people.

Powell River Division, located on the mainland coast of British Columbia, is a leading producer of high-quality uncoated mechanical specialty papers. With three paper machines producing diverse grades, it employs some 353 people

Our corporate headquarters are in Richmond, BC (Metro Vancouver) where some 120 people perform diverse executive, administrative, sales and support functions.

Centrally located in Surrey, BC, our fast-paced distribution centre provides distribution, transloading and warehouse services for both Catalyst and other manufacturers. The approximately 82 employees here are capable of handling a wide variety of goods, including heavy product such as pulp and paper.