Georgia-Pacific Continues Support of Restroom Tech StartupJanuary 19, 2022
Georgia-Pacific LLC, parent company of GP PRO, has announced it will continue its support of restroom technology developer Luys (Loo-Ees) Systems.
Luys was one of five companies to participate in Georgia-Pacific’s inaugural 1915 Studios startup accelerator program last summer. A partnership between startup accelerator gener8tor and Georgia-Pacific, 1915 Studios provides individualized coaching and access to a national network of mentors, potential customers, corporate partners, and investors. A second 1915 Studios cohort is planned for early 2022 and will focus on companies in the food technology space.
“Georgia-Pacific’s 1915 Studios is focused on supporting startups that drive transformative innovation and anticipate evolving customer needs,” said Darin Driessen, Georgia-Pacific director of research and development open innovation and managing director of 1915 Studios. “Our goal is to help bring the fresh perspectives and knowledge of these startups to market so together we can create solutions that help improve people’s lives.”
About GP PRO
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 www.gppro.com.