Graphic Packaging Closes Jonquiere, Quebec Paperboard Mill

ATLANTA, July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Graphic Packaging International Canada, ULC, a subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK) announced that it closed its thermo mechanical paperboard mill in Jonquiere, Quebec effective today.  This decision was made as a result of a thorough assessment of the facility's manufacturing capabilities, associated costs and market demand for its products. The closure will affect approximately 140 employees. 

"The closing of the Jonquiere facility was a difficult decision. We are working closely with the affected employees to provide support and assistance," said Mike Doss, President and Chief Operating Officer.

The company anticipates one-time costs of $4-5 million in the second half of 2015 related to this closure. 

About Graphic Packaging Holding Company
Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies.  The Company is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and holds a leading......

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