Nippon Paper Industries temporarily shuts down for annual maintenance at Port Angeles, WA, mill

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Nippon Paper Industries temporarily shuts down for annual maintenance at Port Angeles, WA, mill

April 20, 2015 - 19:37

PORT ANGELES, WA, April 13, 2015 (Local News) -

Sixty of Nippon Paper Industries USA's 159 hourly and salaried workers were furloughed beginning Friday until April 27 while the mill shuts down production for annual maintenance and cleaning, company Human Resources Manager Cathy Price said.

The Ediz Hook paper- and pulp-making plant's $85 million biomass-burning cogeneration plant will be offline until the weekend of April 18, when it will resume producing electricity for sale, mill Manager Steve Johnson said last week.

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