Sun Paper’s USD1.3B pulp mill in Arkansas (USA) to make dissolving pulp and not fluff
(Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, Nov. 22, 2016) Sun Paper’s proposed USD1.3 billon pulp mill in Clark County, Arkansas, will manufacture dissolving pulp and NOT fluff pulp as the company had earlier announced. The decision to transition in favor of dissolving pulp was made after the product feasibility studies were completed.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson, left, and Hongxin Li, chairman and founder of Sun Paper, sign a memorandum of understanding after the announcement that the firm will create a $1 billion mill in Arkansas in April 2016 (courtesy arkansasonline.com)
As of now, the company’s permit application is progressing. A news report quoting Sun Paper officials said that “they [the company] hoped to begin construction on the project in the first quarter of 2017, but that timetable was pushed back to the third quarter of 2017 due to permitting considerations.”
To read the complete news report Go To: http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/sun-paper-permit-application-progressing#stream/0 (Source: UALR Public Radio News & Culture for Arkansas)
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