History

Kruger’s incredible history spans more than a century of expansion, innovation and evolution;  success made possible by the hard work and dedication of thousands of individuals over time.  Discover our major milestones...

 

At the Dawn of the XXth Century:  The KRUGER Spark


Joseph Kruger, a New York City paper merchant, settled in Montréal with his young family in the early 1900s with plans to continue his career in that city.

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ACQUISITIONS AND MODERNIZATION:  THE KRUGER WAY

 


The second generation successfully took over the family business.  A bold strategy, combined with great ambitions, led to Kruger Inc.’s exponential growth, particularly in the manufacture of newsprint.

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Expansion and diversification


Kruger Inc., far from being satisfied with its previous successes, undertook several other investment projects, while its management adopted a sustainable development approach that mirrored modern society’s values.

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