Press Release

AV Terrace Bay Inc.’s financial contribution to local COVID-19 preparedness efforts

Terrace Bay, ON., 14 April 2020 –

With the second phase of announcements from the provincial government, forestry continues to be an essential service. Specifically to our mills, our products are utilized to produce tissue products, paper towel and cleaning products, medical supplies including masks, disinfectant and sanitary wipes, hygiene products, diapers, etc through our partner downstream manufacturers.

Darin Guzzell, Manager – Human Resources at AV Terrace Bay Inc. stated, “On behalf of the Aditya Birla Group of Companies and the more than 400 hardworking employees who continue to produce Northern Bleached Soft-Wood Kraft (NBSK) grade pulp, AV Terrace Bay is proud to contribute a total of $50,000 (fifty thousand dollars) divided amongst the McCausland Hospital for the purchase of PPE for the frontline workers, to the local Meals on Wheels Program, and to the North Shore Harvest Cupboard.”

Guzzell added, “Each of these worthy causes provide services for the communities of Jackfish, Terrace Bay, Schreiber, Rossport, and Pays Plat. These are our neighbours, friends, and colleagues. We are all in this together and we are honored to assist in any way possible.”

The Terrace Bay Mill became the third Canadian mill to join the Aditya Birla Group’s pulp and fiber business in July 2012. A US $48.3 billion corporation, the Aditya Birla Group is in the League of Fortune 500. Anchored by an extraordinary force of over 120,000 employees belonging to 42 nationalities, the Group is built on a strong foundation of stakeholder value creation. With over seven decades of responsible business practices, our businesses have grown into global powerhouses in a wide range of sectors – metals, textiles, carbon black, telecom and cement. Today, over 50% of Group revenues flow from overseas operations that span 34 countries in North and South America, Africa and Asia.

Darin Guzzell
Manager, Human Resources