Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today received an award for its investment in the state of Minnesota from the Minnesota Office of Foreign Direct Investment, under the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The award highlights the company’s contributions to the economic vitality of local communities, and its commitment to keeping Minnesota a world-leading business destination. “We are honored and delighted to receive this award from the Governor’s office for our contributions to the great state of Minnesota,” said Mark Gardner, president and CEO of Sappi North America. “Through the investments made under Sappi’s 2020Vision strategy, we’re ensuring that our Cloquet facility will continue to operate at this high standard for many years to come.” Click Read More below for additional detail.
The Old Town Paper Mill is once again up and running.
“That mill is not just good for Old Town — it’s very good for Old Town, as far as its tax base, but the jobs, the very good paying jobs with benefits,” former Old Town City Councilor Jack Cashman said. “It’s good for the whole area, not just Old Town.”
There will be 130 of those good paying jobs at the Old Town Mill.
The mill was bought by Hong Kong-based Nine Dragons Paper last year. ND Paper also owns the mill in Rumford. This has government leaders convinced the company is committed to Maine.
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