GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Mar. 23, 1953

GOODS & SERVICES

New Newsprint. The Great Northern Paper Co., which produces 34% of the newsprint made in the U.S., announced that it has found a cheap way to make newsprint from hardwood, a trick no other papermaker has been able to perform. Up till now, newsprint has been made from softwood. Great Northern, which owns 14% of Maine's land, including 800,000 acres of hardwood, plans to spend $32 million to expand and to install the new process, boosting its present newsprint production of 377,000 tons a year to 555,000.

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