von Drehle Acquires Mississippi River Pulp and Paper Natchez Site

Jan. 22, 2013 - von Drehle Corporation said that it has purchased Mississippi River Pulp and Paper in Natchez, Mississippi.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In a written statement, von Drehle said, "This acquisition provides the necessary de-inking and facility space for future mill and converting expansion."

von Drehle noted that it intends to maintain the site's current production capabilities.

"We believe the people, community, and state are a good fit for von Drehle and we appreciate their support throughout this process," said Randy Bergman, COO of von Drehle Corporation.

Founded in 1974, the von Drehle Corporation is a privately held company headquartered in Hickory, North Carolina, that manufactures Towel, Tissue and Dispenser products for the Away-from-Home market.

SOURCE: von Drehle Corporation