WestRock to Close Kimball Paper Factory; Shutdown Will Cost 61 Jobs

One of the biggest manufacturing plants in Kimball, Tennessee will shut down in May, eliminating the last 61 jobs at the 24-year-old facility.

WestRock, the Atlanta-based pulp and paper product company, said Thursday it will permanently close its digital printing operations in Kimball in May and consolidate such production at a similar plant in Chattanooga.

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