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Maine Delegation Meet with Great Northern Representatives

| February 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representative Mike Michaud issued the following statement Wednesday after a meeting in the U.S. Capitol with representatives from Cate Street and Great Northern Paper: “We had a productive meeting with the leadership of Cate Street and Great Northern Paper in which they stated that […]

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Layoffs at Great Northern Paper

| February 6, 2014

East Millinocket, ME – Great Northern Paper (GNP), announced Thursday that it must temporarily lay off employees as it continues to work on restructuring mill operations and lowering production costs toward its goal of restarting the mill.  GNP temporarily stopped manufacturing on January 23 due to the current high costs of production combined with lower […]

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Great Northern Announces Production Stoppage

| January 23, 2014

East Millinocket, ME – Great Northern Paper announced Thursday a temporary stop in manufacturing due to the current high costs of production combined with lower market prices for its products. GNP spokesperson Scott Tranchemontagne said the company is at a crossroads and must make fundamental long-term adjustments.    “Like any business, Great Northern Paper must operate in […]

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