Industrial Section

Industrial Section

WestRock (formerly Simpson Tacoma Kraft)

Facility Informaiton

This pulp and paper mill in Tacoma, WA was originally built in 1928 by the Union Bag Company. It is located on a peninsula bordered by the mouth of the Puyallup River on the northeast, Inner Commencement Bay on the northwest, and the St. Paul Waterway on the southwest. It discharges treated wastewater into Inner Commencement Bay.

Employing approximately 400 people, the mill produces about 1400 tons of bleached and unbleached packaging-grade paper, linerboard and unbleached kraft pulp each day.

Facility Site Number: 39

Location and Mailing address:
    801 Portland Avenue
    Post Office Box 2133
    Tacoma, WA 98401
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