Pickens Paper Mill

The Pickens Paper Mill, located in Pickens, Mississippi, produces papers for the Packaging and Technical markets including Food Packaging, Gift/Decorative and Medical. Key applications include seat cover, gift tissue, fruit wrap decor paper, wax base, hydroentanglement, doctor roll, grease resistant, sandwich wrap, medical packaging, tortilla wrap and laminating base to name a few. Its geographic location provides logistical advantages.


  • Machine flexibility and a bias towards codevelopment to fit customer requirements
  • Consumer-driven quality (GMP) and food safety (FSMA) certifications
  • Selective use of eucalyptus pulp for added opacity, porosity and bulk
  • Tinting capability
  • Fiber options include bleached, unbleached and pastel colored
  • Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative®) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification™ (PEFC™) chain of custody certified papers are available upon request


Production Capacity

17,500 tpy

Number of Employees


Key Offerings

Modified MG and MF

Primary Markets

Lightweight Specialty Packaging and Technical Papers


ISO 9001:2015 certification
GMP/FSMA consumer goods certification
SFI chain of custody certification
FSC chain of custody certification
PEFC chain of custody certification
FSC controlled wood

Primary Energy Source

Natural gas

Machine Trim Range

Paper machine No. 41 = 118″-120″

Additional Capabilities

On-site product development center
Mill-based customer service
Off-site technology center