Future of factory in West Carthage in doubt this morning

Is Carthage Speciality Paper in jeapordy of closing?

The plant in West Carthage has informed its employees that it is going to shutdown for possibly a week for routine maintenance, which will put about 50 to 60 employees out of work for that time. But according to sources of 7 News, there are also issues regarding a possible "order backlog."

A union rep says he is worried that Carthage Speciality might be in danger of either shutting down.

Business has reportedly been slow for the plant recently, problems made worse after Climax Manufacturing in Lowville shut its doors last year.

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