Verso Duluth mill

Verso to idle two paper mills

Citing “unprecedented market decline” related to the government’s Covid-19 shut-downs, Verso Corp. said it is indefinitely closing its printing and writing paper mills in Duluth, Minn. and Wisconsin Rapids, Wisc. The company said it will…


Sonoco to add recycled board machine, close another

Sonoco said it will invest $83 million to strengthen its uncoated recycled paperboard (URB) mill system in the United States and Canada while exiting the corrugated medium business by the… Thank you for checking us…

Midwest Paper

Industrial Opportunity Partners acquires Midwest Paper

By Ken McEntee Private equity firm Industrial Opportunity Partners (IOP) has acquired Midwest Recycled and Coated Containerboard Mill LLC (Midwest Paper), a recycled containerboard mill headquartered in Combined Locks, Wisc. Terms of the transaction were…