Former Verso mill in Wickliffe, Kentucky now officially Phoenix Paper
December 12, 2018
WICKLIFFE, KY (From news reports) -- The paper mill in Wickliffe is now taking job applications.
In August, a Chinese company announced it is purchasing the mill with the intent to reopen it. Now, the company is one step closer to doing that. It was announced on Tuesday that the mill's new name will be Phoenix Paper. Signs with the new name have been put up around the mill.
Phoenix Paper says it hopes to hire around 250 people in the first hiring phase. The goal is to have everything up and running sometime in the first part of 2019.