IP announces total closure in Franklin

Oct 22, 2009 Full story: Smithfield Times

By Jim Tuttle Smithfield Times Staff Writer International Paper will systematically shut down it's mill and all related operations in Franklin, putting about 1,100 people out of work.

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#1 Oct 22, 2009
How can you put this many people out of work and then sleep at night? These entire town depends on this mill. I believe you bought this mill with the very intention of closing it.

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