The newest owners of the paper mill have been welcomed with open arms to Kapuskasing.

Representatives from Rayonier Advanced Materials including President and CEO Paul Boynton, visited the model town on January 24th to sit down with Mayor Alan Spacek.

The two sides held discussions regarding the continued collaboration between the community and Rayonier.

Spacek says he is pleased with the current commitment demonstrated by the company to the Kapuskasing operation.

Spacek says there have been previous commitments made by Rayonier to Kapuskasing, which so far have been upheld.

Boynton also echoed those remarks saying the community has been the first to extend such a warm welcome, and therefore they look forward to their future in Kapuskasing.