Rentech puts Atikokan pellet plant up for sale

By Gary Rinne
TB Newswatch
November 15, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada East

ATIKOKAN, Ont. — The U.S. company that owns a pellet plant in Atikokan is trying to sell the business. has been told that three prospective buyers are currently looking at the operation. But plant manager Brad Sampson says there are no plans to shut down the plant, which continues to produce wood pellets for the Ontario Power Generation station near Atikokan. About two dozen people work in the mill. …”I’m still very optimistic that the plant’s going to keep operating because they do have a contract with OPG for 10 years, and we’re only on year three,” said Mayor Dennis Brown.  

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