Fernandina's mills running strong during crisis

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While the tourism and hospitality industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus, the two pulp mills in Fernandina Beach – Rayonier Advanced Materials and WestRock – are up and running, with no layoffs or employee furloughs. Ryan Houck, spokesperson for RYAM, said the Fernandina Plant is...

The RYAM and WestRock mills in Fernandina Beach. The mills have been in the city for almost a century and have helped the local economy weather more than one crisis.  Julia Roberts/News-Leader
While the tourism and hospitality industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus, the two pulp mills in Fernandina Beach – Rayonier Advanced Materials and WestRock – are up and running, with no…

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