Tembec
Specialty cellulose

Used in everyday products, around the world

We manufacture specialty cellulose for companies worldwide, which produce cellulose ethers, cellulose acetate, nitrocellulose, and microcrystalline cellulose for a wide range of applications in consumer and industrial products.

Laques et vernis

Lacquers and varnishes

Enduits et mortiers

Mortars and plasters

Alimentation

Foods

Pharmacie

Pharmaceuticals

Bétons

Construction

Cosmetics

Cosmetics

Personal care

Personal care

Textiles

Textiles

 

Products and applications

What we do What customers do with our products
Products Business lines Market segments Applications
Tembec manufactures specialty cellulose, in rolls and bales, at two facilities:
  • Temiscaming, Quebec, Canada
  • Tartas, France
Producers of cellulose ethers Pharmaceuticals Film coating for pills
Food Texturizer and stabilizer
Personal care Thickening agent
Construction Spatter control agents in paints, adhesives, mortar and plaster
Oil drilling Viscosity modifiers in drilling mud
Gas drilling Gelling agent
Producers of cellulose acetate Textiles Fibers and threads for quality fabrics
Electronics Optical film for LCD / LED technology
Consumer products Fibers for filtration media
Producers of nitrocellulose Cosmetics Nail polish
Coatings Quick drying lacquers and varnishes
Specialty Inks and coatings
Mining Explosives
Producers of microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) Pharmaceuticals Binder
Food Hydrocolloids