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Forum: Reinventing Maine's Paper Industry
02/27/2014   Reported By: Tom Porter

The future of Maine's paper industry was the topic of a forum today in Portland. Faced with volatile energy costs and the challenge of global markets, the industry is looking for new ways to remain competitive. John Williams, president of the Maine Pulp and Paper Association, talks about what he sees ahead for Maine's pulp and paper industry and the implications of proposed merger between Verso Paper Corp. and NewPage Corp. He spoke with Tom Porter.

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John Williams is president of the Maine Pulp and Paper Association. He was one of the speakers at a forum on the future of the industry, sponsored by the Environmental & Energy Technology Council of Maine - or E2Tech - today in Portland.


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