Georgia-Pacific to Invest $34M in Pennsylvania PlantJuly 20, 2022
The Bradford facility has been operated by Georgia-Pacific since 1990 and produces a variety of corrugated packaging. According to a press release, the upgrades will enhance the plant’s efficiency and include a new corrugator, two new converting lines, and upgrades to the facility’s shipping department. The expansion is slated to begin early next year and will take approximately 12 to 14 months.
“This has been a work in progress for many years. We wanted to be responsive to customer needs and provide the best long-term solution for Georgia-Pacific to allow us to grow as a preferred partner with our customers,” said Earl Wright, Georgia-Pacific area general manager. “The equipment we selected will meet the needs of our customers across Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, western/central New York, and eastern New Jersey for many years to come.”
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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, 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.