MEXIA, AL - Georgia-Pacific has acquired the Rocky Creek lumber operations in Mexia, Alabama, from RoyOMartin. Terms of the March 13 deal were not disclosed.
Approximately 110 people are employed at the facility, which produces dimension lumber, squares and timbers from southern yellow pine. The facility was constructed in 2001 and acquired by RoyOMartin in 2006.
“Rocky Creek has been an important part of the RoyOMartin family since 2006, and we are confident that Georgia-Pacific will continue to advance the capabilities of that operation,” said Jonathan E. Martin, chairman and CEO of Martin Companies, LLC. “I want to express my sincere thanks to the talented people we have had the pleasure of working with in Alabama, and we wish them the very best in their new opportunity with GP.”
“We are eager to add the Rocky Creek facility to our other lumber operations,” said Fritz Mason, vice president and general manager for Georgia-Pacific lumber. “This facility is a high-quality asset with a team of talented employees, and we’re looking forward to combining best practices so we can enhance our ability to serve new and existing customers and become the lumber supplier of choice.”
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