Lake Utopia Paper produces high quality corrugating medium for the North American and export markets.  Lake Utopia Paper’s corrugating medium is a key component of box packaging for a wide range of industries including food & beverage, consumer goods, industrial, agriculture and electronics. 

As a leader in containerboard innovation, our mill now produces a specialized grade of High-Performance Corrugating Medium. Produced with Canadian high-quality birch hardwood, this grade enables our customers to greatly reduce the amount of fiber in their corrugated board grades thus leading to a more sustainable and lightweight corrugated box. 

Our mill in Lake Utopia, New Brunswick has supplied customers in Canada, the U.S., and export markets for over forty years. Trust Lake Utopia Paper to produce the high-quality corrugating medium you need, when you need it, so you can produce the high-quality packaging your customer’s demand.

As part of the J.D. Irving, Limited Group of companies, a family-owned corporation for more than 135 years, Lake Utopia’s commitment to sustainability is key to creating long-term value for our customers, enabling us to meet your evolving needs and expectations. With rail, truck and ocean freight transportation, our market reach is truly global.  Our logistics service ensures cost-effective and flexible delivery with access to our integrated warehouse management, supports just-in-time shipments.

Lake Utopia’s highly responsive sales and customer service team provides exceptional service to our customers while our mill team is dedicated to excellence in quality and product development.


Grades: 23#-40# (112 gm-195 gm) corrugating medium,
High-Performance medium, and Liner


185,000 Tonnes /Year
Paper Machines: 1





600 Route 785
Utopia, New Brunswick
E5C 2K4


Phone: 1 (506) 755-3384


In order to meet the growing market demand for new and innovative products,

Lake Utopia Paper has become an industry leader in North America for the production of High-Performance Corrugating Medium.

By utilizing high-quality birch hardwood furnish, we are able to offer a product that enables our customers to greatly reduce the amount of fiber in their corrugated products. This substantial reduction equates to cost savings, reduction in packaging weight (light-weighting), and a reduction in their total environmental footprint. 

Lake Utopia Paper is dedicated to further expanding its development of lightweight containerboard through science and machinery upgrades in order to bring superior intelligent products to its existing partners and also potential new customers.