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UPM says 120 jobs will go at Shotton plant

A paper manufacturer has confirmed that more than 100 jobs will go at its Deeside plant.

UPM said on Friday that one paper machine will be closed at its Shotton facility at the cost of 121 jobs.

The firm, which employs 370 staff at Deeside, has announced 373 job losses across Europe.

The company said: "The measures taken are necessary to improve our operating rates and profitability in the European paper business."

Rob Thomas reports.

  • 23 Jan 2015
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