Kentucky tax incentive helps Domtar invest $51 Million for Hawesville mill modernization

Governor Andy Beshear
May 18, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

FRANKFORT, Kentucky – Gov. Andy Beshear announced continued momentum in Kentucky’s manufacturing sector with a $51 million investment retaining over 400 jobs in Hancock County from Domtar Paper, a part of the Paper Excellence Group and currently the largest integrated manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America. …The project, located at the company’s existing 50-year-old Hawesville mill, will upgrade the current pulper with a modern pulper to gain additional machine capabilities and better service growing markets. Leaders at Domtar plan to have the expansion fully operational by the end of 2025. …To encourage the investment, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority will provide up to $1.2 million in tax incentives.

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