Central Maine Mill Gets New Owner 

A paper mill in the central Maine town of Madison will soon have a new owner.Madison Paper Industries has been owned by a family owned Finnish company, Myllykoski Corp., for the past 32 years.Finnish papermaking giant Upm-Kymmene said this week it is acquiring Myllykoski and German-based Rhein paper in a deal valued at 1.2 billion dollars. Madison paper is the town’s top employer and tax contributor.Town officials says they are hopeful the sale will lead to improvements at the mill. The transaction is expected to be completed next spring.