7 things to know about Appvion paper in West Carrollton


Appleton Paper Company was founded in 1907 and is based in Appleton, Wisconsin. 

In the 1950s, Appleton manufactured the first carbonless copy paper designed by NCR in Dayton. This type of paper coating work continues today. 

>> PHOTOS: Inside peek at Appvion (Appleton Paper) through the years

Appleton Papers, Inc. purchased The Moraine Paper Co. in 1984 from P.H. Glatfelter and is located at 1030 West Alex-Bell Road in West Carrollton. 

Appleton Paper Co. had more than 400 employees in West Carrollton in 2005.

>> RELATED: NCR who? Company’s footprint in Dayton almost gone

Appleton Paper Co. changed its name to Appvion in 2012. The name was meant to combine the words “applied” and “innovation,” Appleton said at the time. 

>> RELATED: Company with West Carrollton plant ready to sell assets 

Appvion filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in October 2017. 

Appvion’s West Carrollton thermal paper coating plant currently has about 111 workers.


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