Lumber and composite panel producer Georgia-Pacific has announced the completion of a $100 million expansion at its Dixie manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Lumber and composite panel product maker Georgia-Pacific will lay off 300 hourly production workers at its Toledo, Oregon plant for one week.
DEQUINCY, La. - Georgia-Pacific will shut down another plant - this time a lumber facility in DeQuincy, Louisiana. 188 employees will be out of a job.
The plant will close in the next 60 days. The company wrote on social media:
“Sharing difficult news: We will cease operations at our lumber facility in DeQuincy, Louisiana, in the next 60 days due to overall market conditions. This difficult decision will affect 188 of our hardworking employees.
After nearly two years of construction, Georgia-Pacific's $150 million, 320,000-square-foot softwood lumber plant is nearing full operation.
North American lumber giant Georgia-Pacific has donated $25,000 to a STEM program in Oregon.
North American lumber giant Georgia-Pacific has opened a $135 million, 340,000-square-foot plant in Georgia. The new facility is on the same site as an existing lumber mill.
North American lumber giant Georgia-Pacific will shut down production at two wood product plants in South Carolina.
GURDON, Ark.— Georgia-Pacific said it will invest up to $70 million to upgrade its plywood and lumber operations in Gurdon, Arkansas. The company said the upgrades in technology and systems will help sustain the more than 700 jobs at the two facilities. "We are making state-of-the-art improvements that will transform our Gurdon facilities, greatly improving the utilization of raw materials and overall operating efficiencies, making jobs more meaningful, and turning us into an even stronger competitor," said Mike White, Western Regional operations manager.
The hard times are not letting up for Georgia-Pacific.
According to WRDW-TV, there was so much destruction, the only real option is to let the plant fire burn itself out.