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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...

Oct 29, 2013, 10:48 ET
Penelope Graben, winner of this year's Brawny Industrial(R) brand Great American Worker Contest, is a veterinary technician from Fort Walton Beach, Fla. She was selected from among 10 finalists and is the winner of the grand prize, a new Ford(R) F-150.  (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific Professional)

Penelope G. is the Great American Worker of 2013!

 Great American workers often use their hard work as a springboard to new adventures and opportunities. Such is the case with Penelope...

Oct 22, 2013, 10:00 ET
GP Cellulose announced support of UNICEF's water, sanitation and hygiene programs in rural China through an initiative called Green Hand(TM) Project, which will help approximately 15,000 school children. GP Cellulose will donate $1 for every metric tonne of Golden Isles(R) fluff pulp purchased by its customers in China, with a maximum contribution of $500,000.  (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

GP Cellulose to Support UNICEF Water and Sanitation Programs in Rural China

GP Cellulose announced it is supporting UNICEF's water, sanitation and hygiene programs in China through an initiative called Green Hand™...

Oct 15, 2013, 10:10 ET
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Georgia-Pacific Professional Supports Global Handwashing Day With New Video On Hand Hygiene

 Georgia-Pacific Professional is lending its support for this year's Global Handwashing Day, on Oct. 15, 2013, with the release of a new...

Oct 07, 2013, 13:13 ET
Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant program tops $1 million in support of firefighters.  (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Awards To Firefighters In Need Hit New Highs: Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade Gives $270,000 In Grants

A record 55 fire departments will receive money to purchase urgently needed equipment under Georgia-Pacific's Bucket Brigade™ grant program...

Oct 03, 2013, 15:22 ET
Along with Wayne County officials, Georgia-Pacific celebrates its $9 million investment and creation of new jobs at its Dudley, N.C., lumber operations.  (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Georgia-Pacific Announces Significant Investments In Dudley Lumber Operations

 Georgia-Pacific today announced that it will invest approximately an initial $9 million at its Dudley, N.C., lumber operations as part of...

Oct 01, 2013, 09:00 ET
Pictured left-right: Jennifer Dew (WWP), Lanier Thomas (Brawny(R)), Jeff Sturgis (Brawny(R)), and Jon Sullivan (WWP). (PRNewsFoto/Georgia-Pacific)

Brawny® Brand Surpasses $1.4 Million in Donations to Wounded Warrior Project® Through "Inner Strength" Campaign

 Georgia-Pacific®, the maker of Brawny® paper towels, recently surpassed $1.4 million in donations to Wounded Warrior Project®...

Sep 25, 2013, 09:49 ET

DensDeck® Prime Roof Board Demonstrates in Third-Party Testing Greater Flexural Strength and Pull-Through Resistance

Georgia-Pacific Gypsum's recently enhanced DensDeck® Prime Roof Board has demonstrated – in third-party tests–significant...