AS YOU are probably aware, more than 3.6 million Americans have lost their jobs since the onslaught of the recession, nearly half of those in the last three months alone. In January, the U.S. unemployment rate reached 7.6 percent, which is the highest level since 1992.

Printing Impressions' Upfront Commercial Printing News for April 2009

MONTREAL—Domtar Corp. will permanently reduce its fine paper manufacturing at its Plymouth, NC, mill by shutting down one of the two paper machines comprising the mill's fine paper production unit. This will eliminate 293,000 short tons of the mill's uncoated freesheet production capacity. Domtar plans to reduce staff across various parts of the mill by approximately 185 employees.

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