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By Rick Boston
Staff Writer 

Rumors Fly of Roaring Spring Paper Mill Closing

Employees posting on social media about closing; company not responding


Last updated 2/19/2021 at 4:09pm

Almost four years after filing for bankruptcy and three years after being sold in a “stalking horse” sale that saw employees lose millions in retirement funds, Appvion is apparently set to permanently close its Spring Mill plant in Roaring Spring.

While Appvion has yet to respond to the Herald's requests for confirmation, Spring Mill employees have posted news of the plant's closing on Facebook.

According to one employee’s post, employees were told Monday morning that the mill would be shutting down by the end of March.

According to Herald archives, the plant employs about 300 people...

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