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2014-08-18 12:29:14

Company Also Evaluating Potential Restart Of Idled Plywood Mill ATLANTA, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 percent. Project completion is expected by the third quarter of 2015. This follows the replacement of the mill's wood...

2014-08-15 12:26:23

ATLANTA and DALLAS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific LLC and SPG Holdings LLC today completed the previously announced acquisition of SPG by Georgia-Pacific. Financial details of the agreement are not being disclosed. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030425/PAPLOGO As a result of the acquisition, Georgia-Pacific acquired all of the equity of SPG held by investors in the company including CIC Partners, a Dallas-based middle market private equity firm that has been...

2014-08-05 12:33:21

New facial tissue soft packs provide consumers freedom of use with water and crush-resistant packaging ATLANTA, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a year after introducing their facial tissue, the Angel Soft® brand launched an exciting new innovation in the facial tissue category. Angel Soft® Facial Tissue Soft Packs respond to the versatility of life's everyday demands with crush resistant and water resistant packaging. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140805/133508...

2014-06-10 12:33:33

ATLANTA, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific today announced it has completed the acquisition of a chip mill in Bernice, La., from Hunt Forest Products, Inc., headquartered in Ruston, La., for an undisclosed price. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030425/PAPLOGO "We view this acquisition as a long-term investment that expands our access to wood and fiber supply in the region," said Mike Adams, senior vice president of sourcing for Georgia-Pacific. "The Bernice chip...

2014-06-03 08:35:52

PORTLAND, OR, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), today announced that Georgia-Pacific has exercised its option to extend its Material Supply Agreement with CRAiLAR. The extension provides Georgia-Pacific with exclusivity to use CRAiLAR fibers in non-woven products through December 2021. "We are very humbled by this vote of confidence, and we look...

2014-05-29 16:28:04

FORT SMITH, Ark., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific today announced plans to invest approximately $40 million in new technology and equipment to expand its plate manufacturing capability at the Dixie(®) facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Construction is in progress, and the new line is expected to start up in 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140529/92408 "Georgia-Pacific already has invested more than $30 million since 2012. This latest investment will further...

2014-04-23 12:25:57

'I Stopped Wiping" Pledge Earns Toilet Tissue Consumers Coupons, Cracks Smiles with Droll Online Video Series ATLANTA, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to toilet paper, the last message consumers expect to hear is "stop wiping"--almost as absurd as credit card issuers imploring shoppers to stop swiping, mobile companies commanding subscribers to stop texting or beer makers toasting patrons who stop drinking. But putting an end to wiping is what's behind a novel online...

2014-04-17 16:22:53

ATLANTA, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was written by Traylor Champion, vice president of Environmental Affairs, Georgia-Pacific: At Georgia-Pacific, we're committed to protecting the environment, keeping people safe and creating long-term value for customers, the company and the larger community. You may be thinking - that sounds great, but how is Georgia-Pacific different when it comes to making changes that benefit the environment? Photo -...

2014-03-12 08:27:36

ATLANTA, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Wood Products has launched an app for their structural panel products to deliver content in a convenient, on-demand, and easy-to-read format. The GP Panel Guide app is a free download, available in the App Store for iPad and iPhone, and the Google Play Store for Android devices. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/CL81199 "We recognized an industry need for more concise, complete information regarding structural panel...

2014-03-05 08:32:33

Customers benefit from broader range of products, convenient distribution, more service ATLANTA, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to Georgia-Pacific LLC's acquisition of Temple-Inland Building Products, its Georgia-Pacific Gypsum division is bigger - but more importantly, better. With integration of two of the industry's most experienced building materials manufacturers now complete, a larger and even more experienced team of employees is offering customers a broader range of products,...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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