One of the world's leading paper product manufacturers has made a major investment in Maine's pulp and paper industry, helping to revitalize two mills. A wholly owned Illinois-based subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, ND Paper purchased mills in Rumford and Old Town in 2018.
Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) is Limited operates nine mills and 39 machines worldwide with total global annual production capacity of more than 14 million tons. ND Paper operates three pulp and paper mills in the U.S. and plans to open a fourth mill in Old Town in summer 2019. ND Paper and its parent company are committed to the environment and is implementing processes to ensure every aspect of production, from sourcing to manufacturing to distribution, is environmentally friendly.
The purchase has given new life to the mill in Rumford and its 650 employees. The mill continues to diversify its products in growing markets like gift wrap, corporate periodicals, and labels for cans, bottles and deli containers.