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News Archive


National Manufacturing Month: What It's Like To Be GP

10/3/2017: GP has come a long way since it began in 1927 [VIDEO]. 


GP Invests $100 Million In New Talladega Lumber Facility, Adds 100 Jobs

9/13/2017: Georgia-Pacific invests $100 million in a new lumber facility in Talladega, Alabama, adding 100 new jobs.


GP Products Being Delivered To Hurricane Harvey Victims

8/28/2017: Georgia-Pacific products are being delivered to Hurricane Harvey victims through Convoy of Hope. Learn how to support those affected.


Lessons For Budding Business Leaders

8/27/2017: Senior Environmental Engineer Rob Bermke explains why everyone can benefit from business lessons.


Students Virtually Visit GP To Learn About Entrepreneurship

8/18/2017: Georgia history taught through a touch of an app.


Paper Still Important For Productive Learning

8/7/2017: Study shows paper's use and importance is growing in the classroom.


Georgia-Pacific Acquires PAX Corrugated Products

8/2/2017: Additional graphics, converting and display capabilities will accelerate growth in corrugated business.


Why Safety Matters To Me: Chris Brown

6/29/2017: Chris Brown, Environmental Health and Safety Manager in Lexington, Ken., shares his take on the psychology of safety.


Palatka, Florida, Mill Selected For $400 Million Investment

6/23/2017: Investment to grow tissue and towel business.


Why Safety Matters To Me: Julie Stout

6/20/2017: Julie Stout from our Philomath, Ore., mill shares her views on safety for #GPSafetyMonth


Why Safety Matters At GP

6/2/2017: Employees share their view on why safety matters. #GPSafetyMonth


Brewton Mill Completes Energy Project, Invests $50 Million For Product Improvements

5/22/2017: Brewton mill completes $388 million energy improvement project, invests another $50 million for product improvements.


Georgia-Pacific Investing $400 million To Grow Consumer Products Business

5/10/2017: Investment supports growth for customers’ private label brand products and Brawny brand.


Georgia-Pacific Accepts ENERGY STAR Challenge To Cut Energy Use

4/27/2017: Find out how 7 GP mills are participating in the challenge.


High Stakes For High Stacks

4/21/2017: Read how innovative thinking and five inches resulted in 20% fewer trucks on the road. #GPEarthMonth [INFOGRAPHIC]


National Robotics Week: Alabama River Cellulose Inspires STEM Learning

4/12/2017: Support of local BEST Robotics program nurtures interest science, math and engineering.


Thinking Outside the Bag About Sustainability

4/3/2017: A plastic bag reuse program lessens the environmental impact of several facilities. [VIDEO]


Angel Soft Provides Life Changing Wishes On Single Parents Day

3/20/2017: Angel Soft grants life-changing wishes for three parents for Single Parent's Day.


Fischer Named GP CEO, Hannan To Assume New Role At Koch

3/2/2017: Jim Hannan named EVP & CEO – Enterprises, Koch Industries; Christian Fischer succeeds as GP president and CEO.


Brawny Man Steps Aside For Women’s History Month

3/1/2017: For Women’s History Month in March, Brawny® celebrates women who exhibit strength and resilience and show that #StrengthHasNoGender. [VIDEO]


GP Celebrates National Engineers Week

2/20/2017: On National Engineers Week, Georgia-Pacific thanks the hundreds of engineers working across the country!


Big Island Employees Embody MLK’s Spirit of Service

1/13/2017: Hear how Georgia-Pacific's Big Island employees embody Dr. King's legacy of service by helping disadvantaged children.


A Giving Spirit Helps Hundreds Impacted By Louisiana Flood

1/3/2017: Contributions from employees and Georgia-Pacific have totaled more than $350,000 to help Louisiana flood victims.