G-P Pulls Closed Particleboard Mill Off MarketGAYLORD, MI -- Georgia-Pacific Corp. has given up on trying to sell its particleboard plant in Gaylord that the company closed in 2006, putting more than 200 people out of work.

A spokesman for the Otsego County Economic Alliance recently announced that G-P had pulled the plant's listing from the real estate market, according to the Petoskey News. The mill sits on 906 acres of property.

This is yet another blow to the area, which has seen hopes for two other uses for the plantwere dashed.
In 2010, the mill was slated to become the state of Michigan’s “flagship” eco-industrial park. It was to include a biomass power plant, lumber yard, and mill and wood pellet manufacturing facility.

In 2006, Upper 40 planned to make wood pellets for export to Europe, but backed out of the deal.

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