Ox Industries to convert its uncoated recycled paper mill in Halltown, WV from coal to compressed natural gas

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Ox Industries to convert its uncoated recycled paper mill in Halltown, WV from coal to compressed natural gas

September 24, 2018 - 10:50
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HANOVER, PA, Sept. 21, 2018 (Press Release) -Ox Industries announced that they will convert their Halltown, West Virginia uncoated recycled papermill from coal to compressed natural gas that will support their new high pressure steam boiler.“Being one of two (non-utility) industrial users of coal in the state, we are excited to take this major step switching to a cleaner and more efficient source of energy for our paper mill.This project reaffirms our commitment to our Halltown Mill and surrounding community,” said Ox CEO, Kevin Hayward.The total project is expected to be completed by the end of November this year.The Halltown Mill is one of the oldest continuous manufacturing sites in West Virginia.It began making paper out of rags and straw in 1869 and will celebrate 150 years of paper making next year.

About Ox Industries:Headquartered in Hanover, PA, Ox is a leading vertically integrated supplier of 100% uncoated recycled paperboard, paper tubes and cores, and protective packaging with facilities in Illinois, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Texas.