Shuttered Wisconsin Rapids paper mill could be sold off following Verso acquisition

Wisconsin Rapids residents Tanya Plantico, right, and Andy Martinez, left, fish near the Verso paper mill Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. Plantico was surprised when she learned the mill was closing. “It was a huge part of the community,” she said. Angela Major/WPR

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A Swedish company announced it will buy the owner of the idle mill, but is mum on plans for the facility

News of the sale of the Ohio-based company Verso could have major implications on Wisconsin's paper and timber industries. But the Swedish company that's buying it hasn't clarified its plans for the shuttered Wisconsin Rapids mill.

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Source: Wisconsin Public Radio

 

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