In addition to supplying materials to domestic mills, Roger was an early pioneer reaching across the Pacific to supply international manufacturers in emerging markets – China, Vietnam, and other Pacific Rim countries. Growing international opportunities led the company to enter into a partnership in the summer of 1970, to form Classic Fibres, Inc., Berg Mill Supply’s export division. A year later, Classic Fibres became the first exporter to ship wastepaper in sea containers instead of break bulk.

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