ND Paper Mill in Maine to Take Extended Downtime

Market conditions have forced ND Paper, the U.S. division of Chinese containerboard producer Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Ltd., to reevaluate operations at two of its locations.

The company’s pulp mill in Old Town, Maine, will be taking extended downtime beginning later this month because of the rising cost of fiber as well as energy costs and market conditions, while its mill in Fairmont, West Virginia, will significantly reduce market pulp production.

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