Our Mill

At Port Hawkesbury Paper, our mission is to continually exceed our customers' expectations through a commitment to responsive, personalized service along with reliable and competitive products in the printing and publication paper market. The people behind the paper make the difference.

The SC machine at Port Hawkesbury Paper manufactures SCA++ and SCA+ papers for use in retail inserts, magazines and catalogs. The mill delivers the highest quality and most efficient paper production available. Modern equipment, in combination with effective management and a highly skilled workforce, makes the mill one of the premier paper manufacturers in the world. 

In addition to the supercalender machine, the mill has three thermomechanical pulp (TMP) lines which account for 90% of the mill's total fiber requirement. 

Learn more about Port Hawkesbury Paper by reading our data sheets and newsletters:

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Quarterly Rewind Newsletter

View our latest email newsletter - Quarterly Rewind December 2023


Ten Years of Success and Counting

We are on a mission to make Port Hawkesbury Paper the highest quality and most competitive producer of supercalendered paper in North America while at the same time being a great place to work, environmentally responsible and a strong contributor to the province of Nova Scotia. View the 10-year mill timeline to learn more about some of the major milestones.

10-year mill timeline


Economic Impact

Port Hawkesbury Paper (PHP) is the largest industrial employer in Cape Breton and is the leader in supercalendered paper manufacturing in North America. The mill manages over 523,000 hectares of Crown land and is a key economic engine and cornerstone of Inverness, Richmond and Guysborough counties. With over 325 direct full-time equivalent jobs and nearly 700 additional indirect jobs, our business is integral to the economic success of the region – both directly through employment and through related businesses and services in the region.

PHP Economic Impact Fact Sheet

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Port Hawkesbury Paper Code of Conduct Policy

Port Hawkesbury Paper is committed to establishing and implementing a standard of excellence in every aspect of our business, while promoting and ensuring ethical and responsible conduct in all of our operations, with the utmost respect for the rights of all individuals and for the environment. 

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