Logging organization disappointed Jay pulp mill will not be rebuilt

The silo-shaped pulp digester is destroyed in April in an explosion at Pixelle Specialty Paper’s Androscoggin Mill in Jay. The company announced Wednesday it will not rebuild the digester. Sun Journal file photo

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JAY — The Professional Logging Contractors of Maine is disappointed by Pixelle Specialty Solutions’ announcement Wednesday that the pulp digester destroyed in an explosion at its Jay mill in April will not be rebuilt, according to a news release issued.

Pixelle announced it would permanently idle its third paper machine as a result of the ruptured digester and would not rebuild its pulp mill at the Androscoggin Mill.


Source: Sun Journal


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