IP Riegelwood Mill shuts down after ‘cyberattack’

International Paper is in the process of starting up its Riegelwood Mill after shutting it down due to a cyberattack, a company spokesperson said Thursday morning.

“Late last week, we experienced a cyberattack event on our operating systems at our mill in Riegelwood, N.C.,” IP spokesperson Kimberly Clewis wrote in a statement. “Thankfully, everyone at the mill is safe and there have been no environmental issues. Thanks to our team members, we recognized the issue and quickly initiated our response and containment plans, including notifying appropriate officials.”

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