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  • Wauna Mill announces $150 million investment in paper machine

    Olivia Palmer the Astorian|Apr 18, 2024

    Georgia-Pacific has announced a new investment of more than $150 million to rebuild a 1965 vintage paper machine at the Wauna Mill. The mill, which employs more than 700 workers, produces retail bath tissue, paper towels and napkins used by consumers across the country. While the upgraded paper machine is not expected to increase employment, it will create a safer environment for employees and help the company remain competitive in the industry, said Georgia-Pacific public affairs manager Kristi Ward. “It is getting a complete rebuild, so we a...