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Sappi finishes revamp project


May 17, 2019

Jana Peterson / Pine Knot News

Sappi recently completed a $25 million investment at the Cloquet mill to help grow the dissolving wood pulp production.

In the largest individual investment in the Cloquet mill since 2013, Sappi North America announced last week that it recently completed a $25 million capital investment at the local mill to "debottleneck" areas of the pulp manufacturing process.

Mike Schultz, managing director of the Sappi Cloquet Mill, said the bulk of the investment was made in the recovery areas of the pulp mill to "debottleneck" the mill's dissolving wood pulp production - which was the main focus of the $170 million "Project Athena" conversion project completed in 2013.

"We are pleased that this investment brings an ad...

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