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New Vice President and General Manager to lead ND Paper’s Rumford Division

June 7, 2021
New Vice President and General Manager to lead ND Paper’s Rumford Division Veteran GM brings industry experience, proven leadership and operational know-how signaling new era for storied mill. Monday, June 7, 2021 Rumford, ME—Tom Pazdera has been named the new Vice President and General Manager...

ND Paper Biron Division partners with local agencies for controlled burn and live fire training.

April 29, 2021
It takes a Village, or a Community! Local effort results in controlled-burn of condemned mill property and rare training opportunity for several emergency and first-responding agencies.   Biron, Wisconsin–Over the weekend, on Saturday, April 24, Biron, Wisconsin was the site of a fire. However, it...

New Recycled Pulping Operation launches at Old Town Division

April 22, 2021
ND Paper Announces a New Recycled Pulping Operation at its Old Town Division     Old Town, ME – April 22, 2021—In commemoration of Earth Day, ND Paper is excited to announce the launch of a new recycled pulping operation at its Old Town Division....

ND Paper’s Fairmont Division supports healthy communities, sponsors local track championship.

April 19, 2021
To support active lifestyles and promote healthy communities, ND Paper’s Fairmont Division sponsored the Marion County Track & Field Championships for the fourth year in a row. High School students competed on April 13 during the ND Paper Marion County Track & Field Championships at...

New Vice President and General Manager to lead ND Paper’s Old Town Mill

April 13, 2021
Veteran GM brings experience, leadership and operational excellence to mill amidst great transformation and progress.   Monday, April 12, 2021   Old Town, ME—Bruce Hogan has been named the new Vice President and General Manager of ND Paper’s Old Town Division. A pulp and paper...

ND Paper Launches Finance Leadership Development Program

March 25, 2021
Program to develop future finance leaders for company by building first-hand mill experience. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Rumford and Old Town, ME–In an effort to help ensure a stable and growing future, ND Paper has established a new program to build financial leaders for its...

ND Paper honors employees who go the extra degree with 212 Awards.

March 23, 2021
From day one, we knew what our greatest resource was: our people. That is way, every year, we recognize the some of the most outstanding work by our tenacious and dedicated employees. As the name signifies, the 212 Award honors those who have gone above...

ND Paper Rumford Division Further Expanding into Packaging Grades

November 6, 2020
ND Paper, a leading North American producer of pulp, paper, and paper-based packaging, is implementing a series of transformations at its Rumford Division to further expand into packaging grades. In its current configuration, the fully integrated Rumford Division operates three paper production lines, kraft and...

ND Paper donates PPE to health care providers accross the U.S.

May 14, 2020
With the novel coronavirus whipping across the U.S., ND Paper tapped its global roots to source critical personal protection equipment to the U.S. – both for our 1,400-strong workforce and for donation to frontline first responders. ND Paper earned accolades from both Gov. Janet Mills...

ND Paper statement on COVID-19 pandemic

March 30, 2020
With life disrupted globally by the COVID-19 pandemic, our thoughts are with all those suffering from the impacts of this highly contagious virus. We are committed to doing all we can to protect the health and safety of our employees, customers, suppliers, and communities at-large...

ND Paper Announces Strategic Capital Equipment Upgrades 

October 8, 2019
A strategic modernization of mill assets will ensure our mills in Rumford, Maine and in Biron, Wisconsin can operate efficiently for decades to come.  

Maine mill teams raise more than $10,000 in emergency fundraiser

September 25, 2019
ND Paper employees and contractors in have raised $10,000 via donations to benefit victims of a Sept. 16 gas explosion at the LEAP facility in Farmington, Maine, about 30 miles southwest of our Rumford mill. And thanks to CEO Ken Liu, ND Paper will match...

Old Town mill Grand Reopening

August 19, 2019
ND Paper celebrated a new beginning in Old Town on Aug. 13 during a Grand Reopening celebration at the Old Town Mill, with distinguished guests, employees, vendor partners and elected leaders at the Old Town mill. ND Paper officially welcomed the Old Town Division to...

ND Paper receives $1.7 million in tax credits for Biron Division expansion

May 23, 2019
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) this week announced an agreement to provide ND Paper with $1.7 million in tax credits over three years to support our Biron Division expansion — a project expected to create 27 new mill jobs. As previously announced, we have...

New sign in Old Town

April 16, 2019
A large new sign at the Old Town mill in Maine makes the mill look more like part of the ND Paper family! The rainbow coming over the building certainly signals a bright future is on the horizon. We're on-track to reopen the mill, which was shuttered in October 2015, this year and plan to produce unbleached softwood kraft pulp. All photos by Robert Arsenault, process control manager for the Old Town Division.

ND Paper Fairmont Division sponsors county-wide track meet

April 5, 2019
To support active lifestyles and promote healthy communities, the ND Paper Fairmont Division is proud to announce we will again sponsor the Marion County Track & Field Championships – this time as the lead sponsor. About 150 high school students will compete next Tuesday, April...

ND Paper honored with award from the Maine International Trade Center

March 28, 2019
The Maine International Trade Center has honored ND Paper as its Foreign Direct Investor of the Year

Old Town Boiler Start Up

February 25, 2019
What's that in the sky in Old Town, Maine? Your eyes don’t deceive you – that steam emission from the Old Town mill is proof we’re well on our way to adding a fourth production facility to the ND Paper family! Our team this week successfully fired our #5 package boiler. While this is one task of many yet to come, it marks a very important milestone in the journey to restarting the facility. Why? The #5 boiler is the first piece of major operating equipment to run in the mill since its idling in October 2015. Further, the mill will now be self-supplied with heat; up to this point, we’ve relied on portable heat units. This is a new beginning for Old Town, and we’re just getting started!

ND Paper Completes Acquisition of Recycled Pulp Mill in West Virginia

November 1, 2018
ND Paper LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, today completed its acquisition of the Fairmont, West Virginia recycled pulp mill from Resolute Forest Products Inc., as announced in August. Under the terms of the asset purchase agreement, ND Paper paid U.S....

ND Paper Completes Acquisition of Old Town, Maine Pulp Mill

October 23, 2018
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. – ND Paper, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, on Friday, Oct. 19, completed its acquisition of the Old Town kraft pulp mill from OTM Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of CVG, Inc. Under the terms of the asset purchase agreement,...

Collins, King Applaud Purchase of Old Town Mill by ND Paper

October 10, 2018
U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King applauded an announcement that ND Paper LLC has reached an agreement to purchase the Old Town Mill

ND Paper LLC to Purchase Old Town, Maine Pulp Mill

October 10, 2018
ND Paper will acquire the bleached kraft pulp mill, plus approximately 100 acres of real property, located in Old Town, Maine

ND Paper Announces Capital Upgrades at Wisconsin and Maine Pulp and Paper Mills

October 8, 2018
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — ND Paper will invest $300 million into its mills in Wisconsin and Maine in the next two years, sparking a transformation and new trajectory for ND Paper, the newly-formed U.S.-based subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, the largest containerboard producer...

ND Paper to feature high performance label & liner products at Labelexpo Americas conference

September 19, 2018
The company will feature Trident, a full wet strength label paper, at the largest event for the label and package printing industry in the Americas

ND Paper LLC to Purchase Resolute Forest Products Recycled Pulp Mill in Fairmont, West Virginia

August 30, 2018
Nine Dragons will acquire Resolute’s recycled bleached kraft pulp mill located in Fairmont, West Virginia.

ND Paper Launches Orion® Cover

August 8, 2018
ND Paper is pleased to begin offering Orion Gloss and Matte in cover weights.

Nine Dragons Paper Completes Acquisition of Catalyst Paper’s US Paper Mills

August 8, 2018
Nine Dragons Paper Completes Acquisition of Catalyst Paper’s Pulp and Paper Mills in Maine and Wisconsin

ND Paper to Acquire Catalyst Paper’s US Mills

August 8, 2018
Nine Dragons Paper to Acquire Catalyst Paper’s Pulp and Paper Mills in Maine and Wisconsin