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October 20, 2014

Georgia-Pacific is investing $37 million in its Gurdon, Arkansas, lumber operations, which will see a lumber mill expansion of about 60%.

"As the housing market continues a slow, but steady improvement, our plans to invest at Gurdon ensure our ability to meet the growing needs of our customers and become their lumber supplier of choice," said Fritz Mason, VP and general manager for Georgia-Pacific's lumber business. "This is an opportunity to broaden our product offerings, enhance quality and improve our cost competitiveness."

July 31, 2014

Kris Matula and Mack Hogans are the newest addition to Boise Cascade's board of directors, the company announced Wednesday. The two join the board as longtime member Samuel Mencoff resigns.

Matula is the retired president and CEO of cellulose-based product manufacturer Buckeye Technologies, which Georgia-Pacific acquired in 2013. Before his time at the head of the company, Matula served as Buckeye’s CFO. He’ll serve on Boise Cascade’s compensation committee.

October 15, 2013

Georgia-Pacific CEO and president Jim Hannan has been elected to the independent Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) board of directors.

"I have great respect and appreciation for the work SFI does to promote responsible forest management and sustainable forestry," said Hannan. "All of us who depend on the future of our forests need to continue to work together to achieve our shared goals, and I am pleased to play a role in that crucial process." 

September 11, 2013

Georgia-Pacific and U.S. Lumber have announced they are entering a distribution agreement for engineered wood products (EWP).  
 
The agreement, effective Nov. 1, 2013, provides for U.S. Lumber to distribute Georgia-Pacific engineered lumber in Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, the panhandle of Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. Both companies are based in Atlanta.

August 12, 2013

Georgia-Pacific consumer products manufacturing division named Gary W. Kaiser head of its Crossett, Ark., manufacturing operations.

He replaces Karen Dickinson, who retired.

December 13, 2012

Less than a year after purchasing it in a hostile takeover, International Paper (IP) has agreed to sell its Temple-Inland Building Products division to Georgia-Pacific for $750 million in cash, subject to certain pre-and post-closing adjustments. The assets to be sold include16 manufacturing facilities: five solid wood mills, four particleboard plants, two medium-density fiberboard plants, one fiberboard plant and four gypsum wallboard plants. 

April 18, 2012

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products and Sherwood Lumber Co. have announced a new distribution agreement involving GP's full line of engineered wood products (EWP). The two companies have finalized terms that will provide for Sherwood Lumber to supply its dealers with a complete line of Georgia-Pacific engineered wood products, including Wood I Beam joists, GP Lam laminated veneer lumber (LVL), FiberStrong rim board and laminated beams.

May 9, 2011

Georgia-Pacific (GP) has announced an aid package to victims of the Southeastern tornados last month that includes cash, products and matching donations.

GP will contribute $50,000 to The Salvation Army for recovery effort in the Southeast and $10,000 to the American Red Cross in Alabama. The company will also match up to a total of $50,000 in donations made by employees of GP or any other Koch company to the Salvation Army’s efforts between now and July 8.

May 9, 2011

Georgia-Pacific (GP) has announced an aid package to victims of the Southeastern tornados last month that includes cash, products and matching donations.

GP will contribute $50,000 to The Salvation Army for recovery effort in the Southeast and $10,000 to the American Red Cross in Alabama. The company will also match up to a total of $50,000 in donations made by employees of GP or any other Koch company to the Salvation Army’s efforts between now and July 8.

April 7, 2011

Georgia-Pacific has announced it is in the final construction phase of a nearly complete oriented strand board (OSB) facility in Clarendon, S.C. The mill was part of the acquisition last May from Grant Forest Products that also included an operating plant at Allendale, S.C., and another operating plant at Englehart, Ontario. The acquisition totaled approximately $400 million.

April 7, 2011

Georgia-Pacific has announced it is in the final construction phase of a nearly complete oriented strand board (OSB) facility in Clarendon, S.C. The mill was part of the acquisition last May from Grant Forest Products that also included an operating plant at Allendale, S.C., and another operating plant at Englehart, Ontario. The acquisition totaled approximately $400 million.

December 30, 2008

Georgia-Pacific will idle its plywood plant in Alabama next month until market conditions improve....

October 29, 2008

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October 14, 2008

Chris Kollwitz will serve as director of marketing for the wood treatment technology firm....

July 10, 2008

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May 6, 2008

Potlatch becomes the fourth oriented strand board producer to exit a federal class action lawsuit...

November 18, 2007

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July 10, 2007

Lowe’s, Georgia-Pacific and other home-channel companies have received awards for their data synchronization initiatives....