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Dec 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
Thermoplastic membranes tested in assemblies with 1/4" DensDeck(R) Prime boards underneath were 83 percent more puncture resistant than membranes with 1/2" HD ISO or with no cover board at all.

Third-Party Tests Reveal DensDeck® Prime Roof Boards Help Roofing Membranes Perform Better Against Puncture and Hail

 Third-party testing results confirm that Georgia-Pacific Gypsum's DensDeck® Prime Roof Boards display superior puncture and impact...

Dec 08, 2014, 11:28 ET
Georgia-Pacific today announced an investment of approximately $6 million at its Thorsby, Alabama, engineered lumber operations to expand production capacity of laminated veneer lumber.

Georgia-Pacific Announces $6 Million Investment At Thorsby, Alabama, Engineered Lumber Operations

 Georgia-Pacific today announced an investment of approximately $6 million at its Thorsby, Alabama, engineered lumber operations to expand...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:03 ET
Georgia-Pacific Chemicals introduces the new XPLOR(TM) line of dry emulsifiers that combine performance with operational benefits in terms of efficiency and total use costs. Shipped in 25 pound bags, the product is also easier to pour than traditional liquids in barrels, allowing for more precise dosing.

New XPLOR™ Dry Emulsifiers Provide Performance And Efficiency

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals introduces the new XPLOR™ line of dry emulsifiers that combine performance with operational benefits in terms of...

Nov 13, 2014, 11:37 ET
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Georgia-Pacific Professional Refreshes GP HealthSmart® Website To Promote Good Health, Help Fight Germs

 It's cold and flu season, and Georgia-Pacific Professional has refreshed its GP HealthSmart® website to help businesses and their...

Oct 30, 2014, 11:16 ET
INFOGRAPHIC: Vitally important yet vastly underfunded, fire departments are critical to keeping communities safe. Georgia-Pacific's Bucket Brigade grant program has awarded $1.5 million to fire departments since 2006.

Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade Heats Up: 50 Fire Departments Receive Grants Totaling $235,500

Georgia-Pacific today announced it will award $235,500 in Bucket Brigade grants to 50 fire departments for equipment critical to firefighters'...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:35 ET
Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance Chairman Eric Hughes congratulates Georgia-Pacific Plant Manager Ryan Daniels on the plans to invest at the Gurdon, Ark., lumber mill.

Georgia-Pacific Announces $37 Million Investment At Gurdon Lumber Operations

 Georgia-Pacific today announced plans to invest $37 million at its Gurdon, Arkansas, lumber operations to expand the production capacity of...

Sep 30, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Georgia-Pacific Professional Brings Its Success in Medical Solutions to the Dental Community

 Georgia-Pacific Professional is a leading provider of hygienic dispensing systems, towels and tissue for a wide range of away from home...

Aug 18, 2014, 12:34 ET
Georgia-Pacific is investing in its Madison, Georgia, plywood operations with recent and planned investments expected to total $65 million. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Georgia-Pacific Planned Investments At Madison Plywood Facility To Total $65 Million

Georgia-Pacific is investing in its Madison, Georgia, plywood operations, with recent and planned investments expected to total $65 million. This...

Aug 15, 2014, 11:04 ET
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Georgia-Pacific Completes Acquisition Of SPG Holdings

Georgia-Pacific LLC and SPG Holdings LLC today completed the previously announced acquisition of SPG by Georgia-Pacific. Financial details of the...

Aug 05, 2014, 10:43 ET
New Angel Soft(R) Facial Tissue Soft Packs feature crush and water resistant packaging that's versatile enough to stand up to your everyday life. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

The Maker of Angel Soft® Bath and Facial Tissue Introduces New Angel Soft® Facial Tissue Soft Packs

 Just a year after introducing their facial tissue, the Angel Soft® brand launched an exciting new innovation in the facial tissue...

Aug 04, 2014, 12:29 ET
Georgia-Pacific announced an investment of more than $375 million in an energy improvement project at its Brewton, Alabama, mill. The project will modernize and streamline the current mix of equipment in the mill's recovery boiler system, which will contribute to more efficient processes and operations. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Georgia-Pacific Announces More Than $375 Million Investment in Brewton Mill

Georgia-Pacific has announced an investment of more than $375 million in an energy improvement project at its Brewton, Alabama, mill. All permits...

Jun 19, 2014, 12:20 ET
Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP and SPG Holdings LLC reach agreement for Georgia-Pacific to acquire SPG. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP And SPG Holdings LLC Reach Agreement For Georgia-Pacific To Acquire SPG

Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP and SPG Holdings LLC announced today that they have reached an agreement under which Georgia-Pacific would...

Jun 10, 2014, 09:37 ET
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Georgia-Pacific Completes Asset Acquisition Of Bernice, La., Chip Mill From Hunt Forest Products, Inc.

 Georgia-Pacific today announced it has completed the acquisition of a chip mill in Bernice, La., from Hunt Forest Products, Inc.,...

May 29, 2014, 16:16 ET
Georgia-Pacific announced plans to invest approximately $40 million in new technology and equipment to expand its plate manufacturing capability at the Dixie facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Georgia-Pacific Invests $40 Million for Dixie® Plate Manufacturing Project

Georgia-Pacific today announced plans to invest approximately $40 million in new technology and equipment to expand its plate manufacturing...

Apr 25, 2014, 11:16 ET

Georgia-Pacific Canada Expands Sales Presence Across the Country

 Georgia-Pacific Canada LP, an affiliate of Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, one of North America's leading manufacturers of gypsum products, has...

Apr 23, 2014, 10:42 ET

Online Campaign by Maker of Quilted Northern Ultra Plush® Takes a Swipe at the Wipe

When it comes to toilet paper, the last message consumers expect to hear is "stop wiping"—almost as absurd as credit card issuers...

Apr 17, 2014, 14:13 ET
Traylor Champion, vice president of Environmental Affairs, Georgia-Pacific, explains why (creative) destruction is good for the environment. (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Why (Creative) Destruction is Good for the Environment

The following was written by Traylor Champion, vice president of Environmental Affairs, Georgia-Pacific: At Georgia-Pacific, we're committed to...

Mar 12, 2014, 08:13 ET
New Georgia-Pacific Wood Products app delivers easy-to-read content conveniently and on demand. Available for iOS and Android devices.  (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific Wood Products)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products Launches Panel Guide App for iOS and Android

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products has launched an app for their structural panel products to deliver content in a convenient, on-demand, and...

Mar 05, 2014, 07:45 ET

Better Together: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum Completes Integration with Temple-Inland Building Products

Thanks to Georgia-Pacific LLC's acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products, its Georgia-Pacific Gypsum division is bigger – but more...

Feb 19, 2014, 08:30 ET

Survey Results Reveal Preference for DensDeck® Roof Boards

 A generation of roofing contractors has profited from the advantages of DensDeck® Roof Boards. Now, results from a recent survey* confirm...