Tim Wight remembers how excited he was to start work as an engineering intern at our Port Huron Mill in Michigan in 1991. Today, as the mill’s general manager, his passion for the work hasn’t changed. Learned about Wight’s path from intern to mill manager. Wight was studying paper science and engineering at Miami University of Ohio, but unlike many of his fellow students, he had not had any exposure to the pulp and paper industry through his community or his family. “A classmate had interned at Port Huron and encouraged me to check it out,” says Wight. “He was really enthusiastic about it and said there was a wide range of trial work going on with wet-end chemistry.” Wight landed an internship of his own, and the experience was a positive one. “I was treated as a full process engineer; I wasn’t just crunching numbers or finding myself stuck in some corner of a lab,” he says. “I worked on things that were important to the business. After my internship, I was excited about making a career in the industry.”
Please note that our Standard 45g Newsprint price will increase by $20/MT for shipments on or after January 1st, 2021, and will increase by an additional $20/MT for shipments on or after February 1st, 2021. Prices for all other basis weights and uncoated mechanical publishing grades will be adjusted accordingly.