GP’s Leaf River, Miss., Facility Becomes First Pulp Mill to Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification Efforts to reduce water use, use energy efficiently and streamline resources used to ship products across the U.S. earned employees and GP facilities a variety of awards from the EPA this fall. At the beginning of November, Georgia-Pacific facilities received […]
Expansion increases production of plates and bowls, adds more than 70 new jobs A worldwide pandemic and 75 days of rainy weather in Kentucky couldn’t stop a dedicated team from completing a $100 million expansion at Georgia-Pacific’s Bowling Green Dixie facility. The investment created more than 70 new jobs and includes an 80,000-square-foot building, a new […]
*This page will continue to be updated* Ever heard the quote, “If you’re in the position to help someone and you do it, it’s very rewarding”? How about, “We are all in this together”? Well either one could never be truer for GP. We are all indeed in this together and GP is in […]
May is National Military Appreciation Month The month of May is a simple reminder to continue honoring our service members for their invaluable dedication and sacrifices made for this country. Watch the video below to see GP’s CEO Christian Fischer and younger members of the GP family say thank you to the employees and families who are […]
The renovation of the Georgia-Pacific headquarters is an immense transformation in the making for both Atlanta-based employees and visitors. The changes are leading to a healthier and more collaborative workspace, environmental benefits resulting from more energy-efficient systems and the ability to help over 50 nonprofit groups update their office furnishings and equipment at no cost. […]
We’ve all been there: you just finished eating your take-out food and you have a foam drinking cup, paper food bag, plastic utensils and other waste in hand. You’re in a rush, so you have to make a snap decision – do you throw it all in the trash, or in the recycling bin? Recycling […]
Gaby Gallardo, a teacher‐turned‐engineer from Puerto Rico celebrates women leaders in manufacturing.
October is dedicated to Manufacturing Month, a celebration of American manufacturerers and how valuable they are to Georgia-Pacific. This month we will share stories and videos to showcase today’s ever-changing manufacturing world and opportunities to spark interest in future careers. For more information about manufacturing career opportunities with GP, visit GP.com/careers.
Vic Billingsley has been a dedicated health and safety coordinator at Georgia‐Pacific’s Leaf River Cellulose mill in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for 33 years. In 2007, the father of three was diagnosed with non-alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver, requiring an immediate transplant. At the same time, 800 miles away in Miami, Florida, 5-month-old baby Kara Ffrench was […]
This year marks the 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a week-long event held by SkillsUSA to showcase a multitude of talents displayed by technical education students, teachers and business partners . There are dozens of workshops, educational sessions, and highly anticipated competitions in which students get a chance to prove their expertise in different […]