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Georgia-Pacific to install two tissue machines


May 23, 2006
By Pulp & Paper Canada

Georgia-Pacific is gearing up to make two machine installations.

Georgia-Pacific is gearing up to make two machine installations.

The company is currently in the planning stages of the eventual installation of two tissue paper machines that will use TAD technology. The two installations would increase GP’s production of premium products by roughly 180,000 tons per year.

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The first machine, slated to start up in 2007, will be installed in an existing mill, to serve the western U.S., whereas the second will cater to the southern and southeastern markets.

“Additional investments to upgrade and expand capacity, including machines using a Georgia-Pacific proprietary drying technology, will be made to sustain our leadership in the private label and premium tissue market,” Joe Moeller, GP’s president and CEO said.


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