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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.