International Paper to make $52M upgrade in Bogalusa

International Paper plans to upgrade its mill in Bogalusa through a $52 million project to make it more efficient, state leaders said Thursday.

The company plans to retain the mill’s 492 direct jobs that provide an average annual salary of more than $86,000, plus benefits, a news release said. In Bogalusa, IP operates a paper mill and an associated corrugated box plant.

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