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Oregon Paper and Pulp Industry
Oregon’s pulp and paper industry consists of paper, paperboard and corregated fiber mills.  The seven Pulp and paper empolyers in Oregon employ upwards of 10,000 Oregonians.  In 1998 pulp and paper contributed nearly a billion dollars to Oregon’s GSP.  The latest details on the industries employment and payroll contributions to Oregon are available at the Department of Employment.  
In 1999 the pulp and paper industry used 17 percent of the energy used by manufacturers in the Pacific Region (which includes Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, and Hawaii). 
  The U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Industrial technologies helps industry research and demonstrate leading edge or emerging technologies. The following technologies are likely to become commercially available in the next year of two and will yield energy savings, waste reduction or productivity benefits for this industry.
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