Rumford Paper Mill Cutting Staff

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 1 year ago

45 workers at the Rumford Paper Mill will soon be out of work.The parent company, NewPage Corporation, is cutting 5% of their workforce nation wide. Layoffs will begin to take effect at the end of February, and will go through the end of April.Spokesman Tony Lyons cites a decline in demand for paper as the biggest reason for the layoffs. Lyons says, in order for the company to stay competitive, it is cutting back on staff, materials, supplies and outside services.


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