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Great Northern Paper to restart paper machine

Published by
Simon Matthis - 10 Aug 2012

Great Northern Paper (GNP)announces that it will restart Paper Machine #5 and hire an additional 37 workers at the company's mill in East Millinocket, Maine.

PM 5 is scheduled to go back into production by the first week in September.

The hiring represents a 16% surge to its current workforce of 235, GNP said.

- Our business has picked up and is solid right now with a good backing and we see quite a bit of growth potential," said Everett O'Neill, director of manufacturing at the mill, as quoted by Wabi News Maine.