New Westminster mill celebrates 100 years of making toilet paper and tissues

The Kruger Products' plant in New Westminster on June 16. The site is 100 years old. Photo by Arlen Redekop

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Kruger Products, known for its Purex and Scotties tissue brands, began as Westminster Paper Mills Ltd. in 1922.

Toilet paper flew off the shelves early in the COVID-19 pandemic and stores began rationing their sale, limiting customers to one or two packages per purchase. Yet the only plant in Western Canada that makes toilet paper, Kruger Products in New Westminster, was going full-bore the whole time, continuing to roll-out TP at maximum speed.

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Source: Vancouver Sun

 

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