Glatfelter announces cutting 120 American jobs

CHILLICOTHE – Citing market challenges tied to supply and demand, Glatfelter has announced the elimination of about 50 hourly positions at the Chillicothe paper mill and a reduction of 70 salaried positions across Glatfelter’s Specialty Papers unit.

“The supply-demand imbalance in the printing and writing markets continues to put pressure on industry operating rates and selling prices,” said Dante Parrini, chairman and chief executive officer for Glatfelter. “In light of the challenging market conditions, we must aggressively manage costs by eliminating capacity without impacting our ability to service our customers.

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