If you look closely you can see some say Fusion Paperboard. Sound familiar? Well yes that's where the workers came from and where the bins came from as well.
News8 first met Mike D'Auria when Fusion Paperboard announced it was closing down the Sterling plant and laying off 140 workers. He had hoped to continue a recycling program he started at Fusion and keep some co-workers working.Read more
Unmade orders have steadily loosened over recent weeks with skepticism among buyers whether brown prices would hold in place, never mind white prices go up.Read more
SPRAGUE, CT, Aug. 1, 2014 (Local News) -Members of United Steelworkers Local 1840, which represents Fusion Paperboard employees, filed a grievance against the company Wednesday, accusing it of breaching a negotiated contract, chapter president Rich Harrelle told The Bulletin.
"After discussion with our staff representatives and legal counsel, we were advised to file a grievance against the company on behalf of Local 1840 for violation of our collective bargaining agreement," Harrelle said.Read more
Mill management cited market conditions,The Dayin Connecticut reported.Read more
Metso is the prime supplier. The state of Connecticut provided a 10-year, 3% loan of $3 million toward investments at the 51-year-old Sprague mill.Read more