SP Newsprint to take market downtime at its Dublin, Georgia, newsprint mill from June 5-21, resulting in 25,000 tonnes of reduced production

GREENWICH, Connecticut , June 10, 2009 (press release) – SP Newsprint Co., LLC announced today that it will take market related downtime at its mill in Dublin, Georgia. The mill will be down from June 5, 2009 through June 21, 2009. This curtailment will result in approximately 25,000 metric tons of reduced production. SP Newsprint will maintain adequate inventories to ensure that its customers will not experience any service interruptions during the shut-down.

About SP Newsprint Co., LLC

SP Newsprint Co., LLC is the fourth largest newsprint manufacturer in North America, with approximately 900,000 metric tons of newsprint production capacity. SP Newsprint operates mills in Dublin, Georgia and Newberg, Oregon and operates 23 recycling facilities through its subsidiary, SP Recycling Corporation.

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