Why ND Paper?

We are a leading pulp, packaging and paper company with a vision to thrive for the next century. We are investing in people and capital that are transforming our business. Each of our mills has a rich tradition of making quality products, delivering excellent customer solutions, and serving as a beacon of industry for our respective communities. 

But that’s not all. 

We are a transformational company. We are evolving our products, innovating our approach to sustainability, investing in our people, and committing to growing our company and our communities. We aren’t “satisfied” with the status quo. We have a vision to be a growing, sustainable and leading company for the next 100-years according to a set of parameters that we define—not a set of expectations that define us. We know that requires hard work, collaboration, and an unparalleled dedication to innovate and succeed.

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It also requires people willing to go the extra mile, to dial up their efforts that extra degree — people that refuse to settle for acceptable when they know they can achieve great things.

What Success Means to Us.

We define success by more than just a growing bottom line. At ND Paper, we know that our greatest resource is our people. Every day, our employees demonstrate what it means to be successful operators and professionals. This level of performance does not happen by accident; instead, we believe it is the possession of key attributes for success:

Hard Work

We tackle each task with determination, passion and creativity, demonstrating the willingness to put in whatever effort is required to successfully complete the job at hand.

Pursuit of Excellence

We strive to consistently exceed expectations in our day-to-day work and outperform our competitors in the marketplace, regarding professional and company achievements as a collaborative goal with the desire to go above and beyond.


We treat the company and teammates with upmost respect, operating on strong moral codes to drive company values and culture.

Sense of Urgency

We drive forward each day with speed, agility, and flexibility to capture unrealized opportunities and avoid potential risks for the business.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

We act like owners, challenging the status quo, asking the right questions, and actively seeking ways to innovate and improve.


We must be fluid with ND Paper’s continuous evolution while driving change in a fast-paced environment, equipped with the ability to acclimate quickly.

Servant Leadership

We set an example by implementing the ND Paper Way through meaningful leadership with heart, empathy, foresight and stewardship.

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Hitting it Big with ND Paper.

Our greatest asset is our employees. From our experienced papermakers with invaluable industry knowledge to our up and coming employees who are our next generation of innovative leaders, we employ some of the smartest, most dedicated professionals in the business. 

To be successful requires skilled employees in every area of our organization–leadership, operation, environmental, design, IT, HR, Finance. 

Below are just a few of our rising stars who impact every area of our company.

Sam Miller

Rumford Division, Operations Manager
Sam is 2013 University of Maine Graduate. He was hired in 2021 because he is a skilled engineer and papermaker, as well as an innovative and collaborative leader. Sam is on the forefront of our transformation, helping us transition to the packaging and brown paper market.

Lucas Preble

Rumford Division, North Mill General Superintendent
Lucas is a 2018 University of Maine Graduate. He was hired in 2020 as Sr. Process Engineer to help our machine rebuilds and product conversion. Because of his dedication, hard work and new ideas, Lucas was soon promoted to a leadership position at the mill.

Ericka Hall

Fairmont Division, Maintenance Planner
Ericka started her career very early at the Fairmont Division. She attended the Youth Program at the Mill with her dad, who also works at the mill. A proud 2016 Fairmont State University graduate, Ericka is a collaborative, dedicated professional who goes above and beyond the call of duty to make herself, her teammates, the mill and our company better every day.

Caleb Coder

Biron Division, Vice President and GM
A 2002 UW-Stevens Point Graduate, Caleb was hired in 2020 as Operation Manager at our Biron Division. From the beginning, his talent, knowledge and passion for the paper industry made an immediate impact. The characteristics, along with his natural leadership and collaboration instincts, and ability to meet challenges head on, made him the perfect individual to become the mill GM in 2021. No one here is surprised that Caleb became the youngest GM in company history.

Dan Sommers

ND Packaging Division, Quality Engineer
Dan was actually hired in 2020 as CO-OP/Intern at our Biron Division. From day one, learned and excelled in several areas, helping to improve fiber quality, enhanced process improvement and calibrations, procedures for Lock Out Tag Outs. Because of his immense desire to learn more about the industry and our business, he joined our packaging operations in Sturtevant, WI to help develop and commercialize product.