Packaging closes Ontario plant
Toronto-based Atlantic Packaging Products
is closing its recycled newsprint plant located in Whitby, Ontario.
According to Atlantic Packaging, a combination
of the decline in newsprint demand, the rising value of the Canadian
dollar and the increased costs for raw materials gave it no choice
but to close the facility.
The closing will affect 151 employees at
the plant which was Canada’s first 100 percent recycled newsprint