NEW YORK, NY, April 3, 2020 – Mercer International Inc. has reported that its joint venture Cariboo pulp mill will be taking approximately four weeks of downtime starting on or about April 20, 2020, resulting in an approximate reduction of NBSK production of 30,000 tonnes of which Mercer’s share is 15,000 tonnes. The downtime is in connection with reduced fibre availability resulting from regional sawmill downtime. The cogeneration facility at the Cariboo mill will continue to operate during the downtime.

Mercer International Inc. is a global forest products company with operations in Germany and Canada with a consolidated annual production capacity of 2.2 million tonnes of pulp and 550 million board feet of lumber. To obtain further information on the company, please visit its website at