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Georgia-Pacific Completes Sale of EMEA Tissue Business

July 19, 2012

ATLANTA, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its EMEA tissue business to SCA.

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The transaction included Georgia-Pacific’s consumer and away-from-home tissue paper products and personal care businesses and manufacturing assets across Europe, including leading consumer brands as well as away-from-home and private label products developed, manufactured, marketed and sold by 4,700 employees.

Georgia-Pacific maintains a presence in Europe primarily through regional offices for GP Cellulose and GP Harmon Recycling.

Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of building products, tissue, packaging, paper, cellulose and related chemicals. The company employs nearly 35,000 people worldwide.

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