Wausau Paper

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Wausau Paper
Public
Traded as (NYSE: WPP) before Jan 21, 2016
Industry Pulp and paper
Founded 1899
Headquarters Mosinee, Wisconsin, U.S. [1]
Area served
North America
Key people
Michael Burandt
(Chairman and CEO)
RevenueIncrease2.svgUS$352.0 million (2014) [2]
Decrease2.svgUS$(2,762) million (2014) [2]
Increase2.svgUS$(17,534) million (2014) [2]
Total assets Decrease2.svgUS$463.9 million (2014) [2]
Total equity Decrease2.svgUS$127.5 million (2014) [2]
Number of employees
870 (2014) [2]
Website www.wausaupaper.com

Wausau Paper (NYSE: WPP) (stylized as wausauPAPER) is an American pulp and paper company. It has approximately 870 employees in December 2014, has manufacturing operations in Harrodsburg, Kentucky and Middletown, Ohio, and a support services facility in Mosinee, Wisconsin. On January 21, 2016, Wausau Paper was acquired by SCA Tissue North America for $513 million. [3] The stock was removed from NYSE on the same day.

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