By: Abitibibowater  09-12-2011


A Leading Global Producer

AbitibiBowater is a leading global producer of newsprint, with an annual production capacity estimated at 3.0 million metric tons.

We produce newsprint at 12 facilities in North America and South Korea and supply leading publishers in close to 90 countries with top-quality newsprint – including products made of up to 100% recycled fiber. Approximately 49% of our total newsprint production is sold to markets outside North America.

Our newsprint is an important component of a wide range of applications including newspapers, advertising inserts, flyers, brochures, circulars, telephone and other directories, and commercial guides.

AbitibiBowater also manufactures newsprint in 13 eye-catching colors to add instant interest to advertising inserts, or draw attention to a special edition. 

Other products and services from Abitibibowater


Market Pulp

Customers throughout North America and in numerous overseas markets utilize high-quality AbitibiBowater pulp to make a range of consumer products including tissue, paper towels, specialty products like filter paper, disposable diapers, feminine hygiene products, and printing and writing papers.


Commercial Printing Papers

We produce paper for magazines, catalogs, direct mail, instruction manuals, brochures, directories, maps, advertising flyers and inserts, as well as hard-and soft-cover books. AbitibiBowater produces a wide spectrum of coated and uncoated mechanical papers that offer an attractive solution for practically any commercial printing application.



AbitibiBowater produces a diverse range of newsprint, commercial printing papers, market pulp and wood products, serving customers in close to 90 countries. High-Quality Products from a Renewable Resource.


Wood Products

AbitibiBowater has implemented fiber tracking systems at all wood products facilities to ensure the wood fiber supply comes from acceptable sources, such as sustainably managed and certified forests and legal harvesting operations. AbitibiBowater is a major producer of lumber and other wood products for the residential-construction and home-renovation markets, as well as for specialized structural and industrial applications.