News from Georgia-Pacific A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Nov 23, 2015, 09:35 ET
In celebration of the new Stay Giant(TM) campaign, the Brawny(R) Brand set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(R) title for the "Largest Gathering of People Wearing Plaid" at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta with 1,146 participants. The event also celebrated the announcement of a $50,000 donation by the maker of Brawny to Wounded Warrior Project(R).

The Maker of Brawny® Paper Towels Sets GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for "Largest Gathering of People Wearing Plaid" and Donates $50,000 to Wounded Warrior Project®

 In celebration of the new Stay Giant™ campaign, the Brawny® Brand set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title yesterday for...

Nov 17, 2015, 09:53 ET
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Georgia-Pacific and Sherwood Lumber Announce Expansion of Distribution for Engineered Lumber to Pittsburgh Market

Georgia-Pacific Engineered Lumber and Sherwood Lumber Company have announced that Sherwood will begin distributing...

Nov 16, 2015, 12:27 ET
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Georgia-Pacific and U.S. Lumber Expand Distribution of Engineered Lumber to Baltimore Area

 Georgia-Pacific Engineered Lumber and U.S. Lumber have announced that U.S. Lumber will be distributing Georgia-Pacific's engineered lumber...

Nov 04, 2015, 10:16 ET
Vanity Fair is on a mission to make your family stronger by helping you eat together more often. Join the pledge at #TakeBackTheTable and help us bring families together.

Vanity Fair® Napkins Challenges Families to "Take Back the Table" and Bring Back Family Meal Time in New Campaign and Pledge

 Georgia-Pacific, the maker of Vanity Fair® napkins, has unveiled a new campaign, Take Back the Table, encouraging families to gather...

Oct 28, 2015, 12:40 ET
Georgia-Pacific employees write "thank you" messages for teachers helped by The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF). Georgia-Pacific will donate $365,000 in cash and copy paper products to help stock KINF's Resource Centers across the country. Teachers in underfunded communities stock their classrooms with supplies at the centers, giving students access to materials they can't otherwise afford.

Georgia-Pacific To Donate $365,000 In Cash And Paper Products To The Kids In Need Foundation

 Georgia-Pacific today announced it is partnering with the Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), an organization dedicated to providing...

Oct 21, 2015, 13:43 ET
Left to right: CEO and President of Georgia-Pacific Jim Hannan, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, and Alabama River Cellulose Vice President of Operations Tim McIlwain. Georgia-Pacific today announced plans for $110 million in upgrades to its Alabama River Cellulose (ARC) mill in Monroe County. The investments include replacing and upgrading the mill's wood yards and upgrading a pulp machine.

Georgia-Pacific Announces $110 Million Investment At Alabama River Cellulose Mill In Monroe County

 Georgia-Pacific today announced plans for $110 million in upgrades to its Alabama River Cellulose (ARC) mill. The investments include...

Oct 20, 2015, 10:06 ET
Compact(R) with ActiveAire(TM) Tissue Dispenser uses state-of-the-art motion sensing technology to neutralize odors at the source, inside the stall, improving the overall away-from-home washroom experience.

GP PRO Debuts New Compact® with ActiveAire™ Tissue Dispenser

 GP PRO, a leading global provider of innovative, integrated washroom and food service solutions for commercial facilities, today announced the...

Oct 19, 2015, 17:18 ET
Compact(R) with ActiveAire(TM) Tissue Dispenser combines motion activated air to neutralize odors inside the stall, closer to the source.

Georgia-Pacific Professional Unveils New Innovations Under New GP PRO™ Brand Name

Georgia-Pacific Professional, a leading global provider of innovative washroom and foodservice solutions for commercial facilities, today...

Oct 01, 2015, 09:55 ET
Brawny(R) brings back larger-than-life lumberjack in new "Stay Giant(TM)" campaign

Brawny® Paper Towels Embraces "Bigger is Better" Mantra with Launch of "Stay Giant™" Campaign and New Product

 Look out America – a giant is appearing on screens and retail aisles near you!  Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release...

Sep 08, 2015, 11:37 ET
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Georgia-Pacific Announces LFL Distribution Agreement With Lamco Forest Products

Georgia-Pacific today announced a sales and distribution agreement with Lamco Forest Products, the maker of innovative laminated finger-jointed...

Aug 10, 2015, 12:32 ET
A new line of XPLOR oilfield basic emulsifiers from Georgia-Pacific Chemicals provides an economic alternative to high performance emulsifiers. The products can meet basic performance requirements for drilling mud without sacrificing quality standards, and can be used with mineral oil and diesel-based solvents.

New XPLOR™ Basic Emulsifiers are Economic Alternative to High Performance Products

A new line of basic emulsifiers from Georgia-Pacific Chemicals provides an economic alternative to high performance emulsifiers for the...

Jun 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Dixie® Launches 'Dark for Dinner' Movement Encouraging Consumers to Unplug and Connect

 Dixie®, a Georgia-Pacific brand and the leader in disposable tableware and other conveniences for busy families, today announced the...

May 15, 2015, 10:33 ET
Georgia-Pacific Professional and CloudClean(TM) offer a unique hygiene compliance solution designed to help improve hand washing participation rates of food workers in the food service, food preparation and food processing industries.

Georgia-Pacific Professional and CloudClean™ Collaborate To Improve Hand Hygiene in the Foodservice, Food Processing Industries

Georgia-Pacific Professional and CloudClean™ LLC have entered into a strategic alliance to offer a unique hygiene compliance solution...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
Bearing the blue Georgia-Pacific logo, this 52-story skyscraper is an iconic part of Atlanta's skyline and was widely praised as a pioneering step in the revitalization of downtown in the 1980s.

Georgia-Pacific Headquarters Undergoes Building Ownership Change

Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced a change in ownership of the Georgia-Pacific Center, its iconic downtown Atlanta headquarters building....

Apr 28, 2015, 12:45 ET
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National Park Trust Implements Environmental Education in Atlanta School in Partnership With Georgia-Pacific Foundation

National Park Trust (NPT), in partnership with the Georgia-Pacific Foundation, is pleased to announce that M. Agnes Jones Elementary is the newest...

Mar 13, 2015, 10:00 ET

Georgia-Pacific Concludes Deal For Alabama Lumber Facility

 Georgia-Pacific today announced it has concluded an agreement with RoyOMartin for the transfer of RoyOMartin's Mexia, Alabama, Rocky...

Feb 19, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Closing the Gap, with DensDeck® Prime Roof Boards

 Like many other things in life, closing the gap is a good thing. It's also true for roofing contractors weary of painstakingly installing...

Feb 02, 2015, 10:41 ET
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Georgia-Pacific's Palatka Mill Announces $70 Million Investment To Improve Energy, Environmental Performance

 Georgia-Pacific's Palatka Pulp and Paper Operations will invest approximately $70 million to modernize the evaporation system and related...

Dec 30, 2014, 09:21 ET
Brawny Brand Surpasses $2 Million in Donations to Wounded Warrior Project? through "Tough to the Core" Campaign

Brawny® Brand Surpasses $2 Million in Donations to Wounded Warrior Project® through "Tough to the Core" Campaign

ATLANTA, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Georgia-Pacific, the maker of Brawny® paper towels, is proud to have donated more than $2 million to...

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...