Georgia-Pacific Completes Sale of Nonwovens Business

May 17, 2021

Georgia-Pacific LLC, parent company of GP PRO, has finalized the divestment of its U.S. nonwovens business segment to the Glatfelter Corp.

The US$175 million sale was announced earlier this year and includes Georgia-Pacific’s nonwovens operations at Mt. Holly, North Carolina, and a nonwovens pilot line in Memphis, Tennessee. Per the terms of the deal, approximately 150 current Georgia-Pacific nonwoven workers will become employees of Glatfelter.

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Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products, and related chemicals. The company operates approximately 150 facilities and employs approximately 30,000 people directly and creates nearly 89,000 jobs indirectly. GP PRO, a division of Georgia-Pacific, manufactures and sells well-known brands like ActiveAire®, Angel Soft® Professional Series, Brawny®, Compact®, Dixie®, Dixie Ultra®, enMotion®, and Pacific Blue™. GP PRO products meet restroom, foodservice, and break room needs for office buildings, healthcare, foodservice, high-traffic, lodging, retail, and education facilities, plus a wide range of industrial and manufacturing facilities in North America. For more information, visit