Crown Paper’s Port Townsend, WA, mill plans $25 million capital and maintenance investments in 2017

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Crown Paper’s Port Townsend, WA, mill plans $25 million capital and maintenance investments in 2017

February 22, 2017 - 17:57

PORT TOWNSEND, WA, Feb. 22, 2017 (Local News) -Since buying Port Townsend Paper Corp. in 2015, Crown Paper Group executives estimate that $30 million of capital has been pumped into improvement projects and another $30 million into maintenance projects.

And they’re not done with making changes to a business that has been the largest private employer in Jefferson County since 1928. The mill employs 280 people and most of them live in Jefferson County.

“In 2017, we plan to invest an additional $25 million in capital and maintenance upgrades and improvements,” said Steve Klinger, Crown Paper Group CEO. “In addition, we are evaluating multiple potential major upgrades for the next several years. We are committed to continually improving this mill and building its long-term value.”

Port Townsend Leader - PT Paper Corp. plans $25 million investment in 2017

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