Analysis: Rail Opportunities Still Abound in Maine Forests

LONG UNDERSERVED, MANY RAIL OPPORTUNITIES EXIST IN MAINE'S FOREST PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

Analysis: Rail Opportunities Still Abound in Maine Forests

Maine forest product mills produce +/-90,000 truckloads of forest products each year, about 2/3 of which is paper and pulp, and the remainder processed wood (lumber, chips). Nearly all of that output is shipped out of the state. Truck is by far the dominant transportation mod for both finished export and internal movement of feedstocks and […]

PAR: Rumford ME Paper Mill Shifts to Recycled Packaging

RUMFORD MILL MOVES AWAY FROM PLUMMETING PRINT/WRITING GRADES TO PACKAGING, SUPPORTED BY NEW RECYCLED PULP LINE.

PAR: Rumford ME Paper Mill Shifts to Recycled Packaging

Jan.2021, Rumford ME – ND Paper has significantly upgraded its Rumford Division to further expand into packaging grades, and away from bleached printing and writing (P&W) grades. The upgrades are a response to the substantial long-trending changes in product demand, which have accelerated this year, and will likely put the mill in a position of […]