Corporate strategy: WestRock has Newberg, OR, mill up for sale, seeking buyer to redevelop the property
NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2019 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -WestRock put its shuttered Newberg, OR, mill site up for sale and retained Colliers International to assist in finding a buyer to redevelop the property as part of a Riverfront Master Plan proposed for the city.
The newsprint mill was producing recycled containerboard and bag paper grades, and was closed in 2016 following WestRock's acquisition of SP Fiber.
Local authorities and the Assn of Western Pulp and Paper Workers pushed the company to sell the mill to be reopened for production. WestRock said this week it was able to repurpose some of ...