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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





Key Executives for Georgia-Pacific LLC

Chief Executive Officer
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 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.

Georgia-Pacific Plans 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 includes a planned $26 million upgrade to the mill's veneer dryers that will increase drying capacity by approximately 35%. Project completion is expected by the third quarter of 2015. This follows the replacement of the mill's wood yard in June totaling approximately $19 million. Plans are also underway to modernize other equipment at the Madison facility, which would total approximately $20 million and include an upgrade of a lathe and expansion of a glue line and pressing operations. Decisions for those investments are anticipated to be made before the end of 2014. The company is also evaluating the potential restart of an idled plywood mill either in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida or North Carolina. Potential restart of an idled operation will be determined by market conditions, access to wood supply, an engineering analysis for required permitting, installation of equipment and facility upgrades. Following review and site selection, a restart could occur in the fourth quarter of 2015.

Georgia-Pacific Announces Investment of More Than $375 Million in an Energy Improvement Project at its Mill in Brewton, Alabama

Georgia-Pacific has announced an investment of more than $375 million in an energy improvement project at its mill in Brewton, Alabama. All permits are in place for construction to begin in the next few months, and the project is expected to take approximately 24 months to complete. The major investment will provide long-term and immediate benefits for Escambia County. During the construction phase hundreds of workers are projected to be on site daily which will have a positive impact on the local economy.

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