Verso announces two-week ‘downtime’ for Bucksport mill

Posted July 25, 2008, at 12 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 28, 2011, at 12 a.m.

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Verso Paper Corp. is shutting down its Bucksport mill for two weeks later this summer.

Verso, based in Memphis, Tenn., announced Friday that the “downtime” at the mill would begin Sept. 8.

In a statement, the company said it was cutting back to keep its “supply and demand in balance.”

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According to Verso’ s Web site, the mill has about 795 employees operating four paper machines. Verso also owns a mill in Jay.

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