WestRock’s Covington Mill announces position changes

COVINGTON, VIRGINIA – WestRock’s Alleghany Highlands Operations announces position changes that were announced internally in July 2023.

Brian Shinault has accepted the position of senior quality assurance technician in the Woodyard. He is responsible for taking and analyzing chip samples, doing wood quality inspections, sampling and analyzing fuel wood samples, and maintaining equipment.

Shinault graduated from Alleghany High School in 1994 and he attended DSLCC. He began his career at Gala Industries in 1996 as a grinder operator and was promoted to assistant team leader. He joined WestRock in 2002 at the Low Moor converting plant as an operator. Shinault transferred to the Covington mill in 2007 where he worked in GMS&S. He transferred to No. 1 Paper Machine in 2008, and the Woodyard in 2010, where he promoted up through the sequence to second assistant.

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