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Sappi Completes Cloquet Mill Conversion


CLOQUET, MN (KDAL) - Sappi Fine Paper North America has announced the successful completion of its conversion project at the Cloquet Mill to produce specialized cellulose.  The product, also known as dissolving wood pulp, is used in the textile market and in a variety of consumer goods.  With the 170 million dollar conversion project now complete, the Cloquet mill's production is about 330 thousand metric tons per year.  Managing director of the Cloquet plant, Rick Dwyer, says the completion of the conversion celebrates the hard work of their employees and contractors in bringing the state-of-the-art innovation to the mill.