Sappi prepares to transform
Cloquet's Sappi pulp mill is shutting down production this week, and getting out of the paper pulp business.
The mill, which has been around for 115 years, is moving from producing pulp that's made into paper to making a new kind of pulp that will be made into textiles and then into clothing, baby wipes and bandages.
It is the first such mill in Minnesota and Sappi's first of its kind in North America.
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