|1842||Librairie catholique de Jean-Baptiste Rolland bookshop founded; its name changes to J.B. Rolland & Fils in 1859|
|1882||La Compagnie de papier Rolland limitée (Rolland Paper Company Limited) founded in Saint-Jérôme. |
Jean-Baptiste Rolland appointed company president.
|1883||First sheet of superior-quality pure rag paper in Canada produced, on Machine No. 2|
|1886||Machine No. 2 installed at the Saint-Jérôme mill.|
|1888||Damien Rolland becomes second company president.|
|1900||Superfine Linen Record wins Grand Prix at the Paris World’s Fair.|
|1904||Mont-Rolland mill opens under the name Les Moulins du Nord. |
Machine No. 3 installed at the Mont-Rolland mill.
|1912||Machine No. 4 installed at the Mont-Rolland mill. |
Les Moulins du Nord merges with the Rolland Company.
Stanislas Rolland becomes third company president.
|1928||Company listed on the stock exchange as Compagnie de Papier Rolland Limitée / Rolland Paper Company Limited. |
Jean Rolland becomes fourth company president.
Stanislas Rolland appointed chairman of the board of directors.
|1929||Machine No. 5 installed at Saint-Jérôme.|
|1930||J.B. Rolland & fils stationery store and bookshop dissociates from the Rolland Paper Company.|
|1940||Machine No. 6 at Saint-Jérôme.|
|1946||Pierre Rolland becomes fifth company president.|
|1952||Lucien Rolland becomes sixth company president.|
|1955-1957||Machine No. 7 installed at Saint-Jérôme; Machine No. 1 withdrawn.|
|1964||Company acquires Canada Glazed Papers Limited of Scarborough, Ontario.|
|1965||Machine No. 8 at Saint-Jérôme; Machine No. 2 withdrawn.|
|1968||Machine No. 8 manufacturing process control automated.|
|1969-1970||Company moves into distribution with acquisition of two distribution companies with offices in Montreal and Toronto.|
|1975||Mont-Rolland plant upgraded; among other things, Machine No. 4 retrofitted to make paper for decorative laminate products.|
|1979||Company changes name from Rolland Paper Company to Rolland Inc.|
|1980||Machine No. 8 upgraded, including improvements to speed.|
|1986-1990||Machine No. 3 at Mont-Rolland upgraded.|
|1989||Company begins producing paper made from recycled fibre.|
|1990||Mont-Rolland plant closes. |
No. 3 and 4 machines withdrawn.
|1992||Company sold to Cascades, run by the Lemaire brothers of Kingsey Falls, Quebec. Name changed to Rolland Inc., Cascades Group (also called Rolland Division).|
|1996||Company acquires Provincial Paper mill in Thunder Bay, Ontario, specialized in coated papers.|
|1998||Cascades Converting Centre established in Saint-Jérôme industrial park.|
|2000||Final year as a listed company; Rolland is henceforth integrated under Cascades Specialty Products Group, Rolland Division.|
|2004||Company invests in upgrades to the plant’s boiler room to allow use of biogas from Sainte-Sophie landfill site as fuel.|
|2005||Machine No. 5 at Saint-Jérôme shut down. |
Thunder Bay plant closes.
|2014||Rolland sold by Cascades to a U.S. buyout firm, HIG Capital. It remains a private company, now known as Rolland Enterprises Inc.|
|2017||Company restructured, becoming the Rolland division of Sustana Group.|
|2018||Cup to Cup: Closing the Loop initiative launched in partnership with Starbucks to recycle coffee cups.|