July 25, 2017 11:06 PM ET

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Company Overview of Georgia-Pacific LLC

Company Overview

Georgia-Pacific LLC manufactures and markets tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products, and related chemicals. It offers hygienic dispensing systems, towels, tissues, soaps, air fresheners, wipers, cups, cutlery, and napkins for office buildings, healthcare, education, manufacturing, and foodservice markets. It offers building and construction products, such as wood panels, plywood, strand boards, gypsum, lumber, composite panels, wall coverings, fire door components, and industrial plasters for commercial/residential applications through do-it-yourself warehouse retailers; and fluff pulp for use in diapers and incontinence items, as well as markets pulp for papermaking. It offers va...

133 Peachtree Street

P.O. Box 105605

Atlanta, GA 30303

United States

Founded in 1927

55,000 Employees

Phone:

404-652-4000

Fax:

404-230-7052

Key Executives for Georgia-Pacific LLC

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 53
President of Georgia-Pacific Foundation
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Georgia-Pacific LLC Key Developments

Georgia-Pacific Selects Palatka, Florida, Mill for $400 Million Investments

Georgia-Pacific announced that its Palatka, Florida, mill has been selected as the location for the company’s previously announced investment of more than $400 million in its GP Consumer (retail) tissue and towel business. The investment supports continued growth for key customers’ premium private label towel products. Investments to the Palatka mill include building a new paper machine using through-air-dried (TAD) technology, as well as adding associated converting equipment and infrastructure. Engineering and related work is beginning immediately, and startup of the upgraded operation is scheduled for 2019. Approximately 80 jobs will be created to operate the new papermaking complex, in addition to the mill’s 850 current employees. An average of 160 construction and contract-related workers are expected to be onsite at the mill every day during the project, with a potential peak of 700 contract workers per day at the height of construction.

Georgia-Pacific Announces Executive Changes

Georgia-Pacific has a new president and chief executive. Christian Fischer was promoted to the post after a decade as executive vice president of the company's packaging and cellulose segment. Fischer succeeds Jim Hannan, who was promoted to a broader, newly created job that includes oversight of Georgia-Pacific as well as other units of Kansas-based Koch Industries. Hannan had been Georgia-Pacific's president and CEO since 2007.

The American Institute of Architects Announces New Partnership with Georgia Pacific

The American Institute of Architects has announced that Georgia Pacific has agreed to become a Collaboration Partner of the AIA. The new relationship provides support to AIA initiatives and creates opportunities for architects to collaborate with Georgia Pacific on trends and opportunities in the construction market.

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