Tag Archives: Maine

Valmet to supply paper machine rebuild to Sappi North America’s Somerset facility

Valmet will supply an extensive rebuild for Sappi’s Somerset paper manufacturing facility in Skowhegan, Maine, USA. Previously, Valmet rebuilt paper machine 1 (PM1) and with its success, Sappi has chosen Valmet again to rebuild paper machine 2 (PM2). The order is included in Valmet’s orders received of the fourth quarter 2022. Its value will not […]

ND Paper Awarded $1 Million in Grant Funding for Efficiency Project at Rumford Mill in Maine

Maine Governor Janet Mills announced an award of $1 million from the final round of the Forest Recovery Initiative of her Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan to ND Paper for an upcoming project at the company’s Rumford Division to enhance the efficiency of its R15 packaging paper machine. “This financial support will greatly assist our […]

Sappi Announces $418 Million Paper Machine Rebuild at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine

Sappi North America announced the approval of a $418 million capital project to convert Paper Machine No. 2 (a coated freesheet machine) at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine, to increase its capacity and produce solid bleached sulfate board (SBS) products. The project will be funded from free cash flow. “This move complements our long-term […]

ND Paper announces strategic capital equipment upgrades

ND Paper recently announced it will strategically inject investment capital to improve the asset quality of its mills in Maine and Wisconsin in the coming year.   ND Paper strives to be a leading North American producer of pulp and paper products, including coated two-side, coated one-side, and uncoated printing papers; containerboard; and market pulp. […]

Twin Rivers Paper Company Names Tony Mollica Its New Chief Executive Officer

Twin Rivers Paper Company announced that Tony Mollica has been named its new Chief Executive Officer. Mollica replaces Tim Lowe, who will return to his role on the Board of Directors after acting as Interim CEO since May 2020. Mollica is a 30-year paper and packaging veteran who brings a unique blend of sales, operations, […]