Quality You Can Trust for Over 100 years
We’re honored to be part of America’s great industrial legacy. We’ve been making high-quality, dependable paper for over a century.
International Falls Mill Profile
The mill located in International Falls, Minnesota, is an integrated pulp and paper facility with a 110 year operating history. Over 475,000 tons of commodity and specialty papers are produced annually on two paper machines, including one of the world’s largest machines.
The Minnesota mill sits on the south banks of the Rainy River, and locals enjoy the rewards of living in an environment that is clean, safe and filled with breathtaking natural scenery and year-round recreational opportunities.
The plant operation consists of wood yard and chip manufacturing facility, batch digesters (8), bleach plant (3-stage), recovery boiler (recausticising), multi-fuel boiler and gas boilers (4), steam turbine generators (4).
- Dam with hydroelectric generation
- Water filtration plant
- Primary and secondary waste treatment system
- Two paper machines
- 1 Valmet twin wire (1050 tpd)
- 1 GL&V fourdriner (270 tpd)
- Five sheeters
As the largest employer in Koochiching County, the mill has approximately 581 employees, covers a site of 55 acres, and is owned by Packaging Corporation of America with headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois.
A Proud Division of Packaging Corporation of America
Our parent company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), operates the Boise Paper division with an emphasis on the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.
Jam-Free. Problem-Free. Quality You Can Trust.®
We believe in making great paper. Boise Paper is dedicated to giving you paper that doesn’t jam, that doesn’t bleed, and can handle whatever you need printed. At work, at school, or at home, you deserve drama-free printing.
A full line of products means there is a paper that’s right for all your needs. Find the Boise Paper that is right for you, and let’s get to work.
Boise Paper is an environmentally responsible manufacturer. Our mills hold environmental certifications that reflect our fundamental commitment to supporting sustainable forestry.
We’re proud to invest in our communities, keeping jobs here in America. We employ nearly 1000 people in our two safe and clean facilities.
Partnerships with the Arbor Day Foundation and Reach Out and Read are part of our commitment to building stronger communities.