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

St Croix Tissue News

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

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.