The 130-year-old West Linn paper mill is getting an unexpected revival, with dramatic market changes prompting a famously contrarian investor to make a “multimillion-dollar” bet on its future.
The plant abruptly closed in 2017, throwing 250 millworkers onto the streets after its pulp supplies dried up. Today, though, pulp prices have fallen while the number of suppliers of the coated paper West Linn turns out have fallen dramatically.
Source: The Oregonian/OregonLive
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