1950 – 1996
Industrial Revolution

Timelines: History 1950 – 1996<br />Industrial Revolution

Under the second generation of Kruger family leadership, the Company grew exponentially thanks to the ambition and bold strategic vision of the founder’s son, Gene H. Kruger. In 1950, Kruger acquired its first newsprint mill in Bromptonville, Québec. During the three decades that followed, the Company continued to expand in Canada, adding paper and containerboard mills, corrugated packaging plants and sawmills to its portfolio.