Portland Press Herald wrote:It’s already clear, a company spokeswoman said, that without the digester the mill won’t be able to produce pulp “for a significant period.”Read more at: https://www.pressherald.com/2020/04/16/ ... el=related
The mill’s paper machines, however, were not damaged so its owner, the Pennsylvania-based Pixelle Specialty Solutions, is “exploring options to resume paper machine operations as soon as possible to serve our customers,” said Roxie Lassetter, its human resources manager at the mill. How long it might take to restart is uncertain.
While the State Fire Marshal’s Office and others probe the wreckage, the company is trying to figure what, if anything, it can do to keep operating. With so much equipment ruined, the mill’s prospects, which seemed bright, suddenly look less certain.