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Woodland Pulp moving forward with tissue machines, hiring

BAILEYVILLE, MAINE - 10/10/2014 - A beaming Gov. Paul LePage strides away after talking to union leaders at a ceremony to mark construction of new St. Croix Tissue plant at the Woodland Pulp mill in Baileyville. Tim Cox|BDN

BAILEYVILLE, Maine — While the start-up of two new tissue paper machines has been put off by three months due to construction delays, the St. Croix Tissue Mill already has hired more than 70 new employees to run them, according to the company.

Woodland Pulp, an affiliate of St. Croix Tissue, had announced in March 2014 that it was adding two tissue machines and 80 jobs in a $120 million expansion at its pulp mill in Baileyville, located along the border of New Brunswick, Canada. 

Despite changes, $120M expansion at Baileyville mill remains on schedule

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BAILEYVILLE, Maine — Construction to add tissue manufacturing operations at the Woodland Pulp mill has been delayed, but a company official said Monday the project still is expected to be completed on schedule as originally planned.

When company officials announced the $120 million expansion by parent company International Grand Investment Corp. in March, they said construction would begin in the spring. 

Washington County Community College and St. Croix Tissue, Inc. announce partnership

CALAIS and BAILEYVILLE – Washington County Community College and St. Croix Tissue, Inc. have announced a partnership that will lead to high paying paper making jobs for workers in Down East Maine.

St. Croix Tissue, Inc. announced earlier this year its plans to build a new state-of-the-art tissue paper production facility located in Baileyville. The company will be creating as many as 80 new jobs and will begin large scale hiring in May 2015. 

‘You can’t replace tissue paper’: Woodland Pulp mill strengthens with expansion

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BAILEYVILLE, Maine — Construction to add tissue manufacturing operations at the Woodland Pulp mill has been delayed, but a company official said Monday the project still is expected to be completed on schedule as originally planned.

When company officials announced the $120 million expansion by parent company International Grand Investment Corp. in March, they said construction would begin in the spring. 

Mill to add 2 tissue machines, 80 jobs in Washington County

MILL TO ADD 2 TISSUE MACHINES, 80 JOBS IN WASHINGTON COUNTY

AUGUSTA, Maine — Woodland Pulp will expand its pulp mill in Baileyville into paper manufacturing, an investment that will add 80 new jobs in one of Maine’s poorest counties, Gov. Paul LePage announced Wednesday.

The company will install two tissue machines at the plant, a capital investment of about $120 million, the governor announced at a morning news conference. The machines will be operated by St. Croix Tissue Inc., an affiliate of Woodland Pulp. Tissue will be made from pulp supplied by Woodland Pulp.