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Cascades Sells Its Maspeth Plant in New York for $72 Million

Cascades Maspeth corrugated packaging plant In August of 2017, Cascades announced that it had decided to shut down the Maspeth packaging plant by the end of 2018 due to the physical limitations of the site.

Feb. 2, 2018 - Cascades Inc. announced that it has completed the sale of the building and land of its Maspeth corrugated packaging plant, located in the state of New York, for US$72 million.

Cascades accepted an offer from a private buyer and will continue to use the facility until December 31, 2018, the date the plant is scheduled to close.

Last August, as part of the modernization and optimization of its operations in the Northeastern U.S., Cascades announced that it had decided to shut down the Maspeth packaging plant due to the physical limitations of the site. The volumes will be progressively redeployed to other Cascades units over the course of the year.

Charles Malo, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cascades Containerboard Packaging, noted, “The reorganization of our activities in the region will be done gradually to ensure a smooth transition for our customers, thus continuing to reinforce our commitment and ability to act as a preferred partner in their ongoing development.”

Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibres. To learn more, please visit: www.cascades.com.

SOURCE: Cascades, Inc.