Arsen Kitch, Clearwater Paper President and Chief Executive
Arsen Kitch, Clearwater Paper President and Chief Executivesignificant professional and personal challenges in 2020", Arsen Kitch, Clearwater Paper president

Clearwater Paper Corporation has temporarily suspended certain manufacturing operations at its Lewiston, Idaho facility after an incident impacting the regional natural gas system.

The company said the incident resulted in the disruption of natural gas deliveries to the mill and the surrounding areas.

Arsen Kitch, President and Chief Executive, said: “We are focused on the safety of our employees and maintaining our assets while we wait for repairs on the gas pipeline to be completed.

“We expect to resume the impacted operations in the coming days.”

Clearwater Paper is a supplier of private brand tissue to major retailers, including grocery, club, mass merchants, and discount stores.