CellMark partners with Total Fiber Recovery to invest in recycled pulp facility

We are pleased to announce that CellMark has partnered with the company Total Fiber Recovery (TFR) to construct an $80 million recycled pulp production facility in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia.

The new facility and company is called Total Fiber Recovery of Chesapeake (TFRC) and is a joint venture between CellMark and Bulk Handling Systems, an affiliate of Total Fiber Recovery, and the ones who are furnishing the equipment for the facility.

CellMark Recycling will supply 300,000 tons of mixed paper and Old Corrugated Containers (OCC) annually as feedstock to the facility. All Recycled Brown Pulp produced will be sold exclusively by CellMark Pulp.

Render of the new facility in the city of Chesapeake, Virginia.


The Total Fiber Recovery of Chesapeake facility, which will be operational in Q4, 2023, will increase the region’s capacity to process recycled fiber and produce a clean recycled pulp for consumption in paper mills around the world. On behalf of the entire CellMark. Doug Smith, President of CellMark Pulp, expresses his gratitude for being a part of this development:

“We are delighted with this exciting new opportunity to market this fast-growing pulp segment. The market is welcoming new entrants, and the Chesapeake project has all the critical elements for success: experienced partners, a plentiful recycled feedstock, a sophisticated cleaning process, and excellent logistics”, he says.

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