Tissue World Magazine

Lincoln Paper and Tissue is to focus on tissue manufacturing following its announcement to “indefinitely idle” its pulp and paper production.

In a statement, the Maine, American-based company said: “Given the situation created with the November recovery boiler explosion and the costs associated with this, we have decided to indefinitely idle the pulp and paper mill portions of our facility.

“Our tissue mill business will continue to operate at full capacity. Consequently, we will be downsizing to accomplish this change in operations.”

It added the move was necessary for “the long term survival and success of our business”.

The company was unable to comment further at this time.