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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 worldwide. The company offers towels, soaps, air fresheners, wipers, cups, cutlery, napkins, and plates and containers for office buildings, healthcare, education, manufacturing, and foodservice markets. It also provides building and construction products, including lumber, fire door components, gypsum doors and dry walls, plasters, wall coverings, structural panels, and wood fiberboards for commercial and residential applications; and fluff pulp for use in various products, such as diapers and incontinence items, as well as market pulp for pulp making. In addition, the compa...

133 Peachtree Street, N.E.

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, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 50
Vice President of Community Affairs and President of Georgia-Pacific Foundation
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Georgia-Pacific LLC Key Developments

Georgia-Pacific's Palatka Mill Invests $70 Million 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 equipment in the mill's power generation area. This investment brings total current investments at the mill to nearly $100 million to make the mill safer, more efficient and more competitive. The new evaporation system investment is designed to make the mill more energy efficient and reduce water use by more than 30%.

Georgia-Pacific To Sell Operations Of Hawthorne Plywood Mill

Georgia-Pacific LLC is looking to sell the operations of Hawthorne plywood mill sometime in 2015. There is no specific date or no asking price yet decided, Terry Hadaway, Spokesperson of Georgia-Pacific said. Matthew Surrency, Hawthorne Mayor said, "Originally when they shut down, they weren’t interested in selling the plant at all, which gave us hope and optimism that they would look to be opening back up." Georgia-Pacific will look for the buyers that would utilize the plant for something other than plywood production.

Georgia-Pacific Invests $37 Million in Gurdon, Arkansas, Lumber Operations

Georgia-Pacific announced plans to invest $37 million at its Gurdon, Arkansas, lumber operations to expand the production capacity of the lumber mill by approximately 60% and position the facility for long-term success. Improvements at the lumber mill include the installation of a new continuous dry kiln and a planer mill, along with related infrastructure improvements. Project completion is expected by the third quarter of 2015. The company is also evaluating additional investments, totaling approximately $20 million, at the nearby Gurdon plywood mill that would increase the mill's efficiency and capacity, as well as further reduce air emissions.

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