GP’s Fritz Mason Named TP Person of the Year

Timber Processing magazine has named Fritz Mason, president and general manager of Georgia-Pacific Lumber, as the 2020 Person of the Year. Mason is the 32nd annual recipient of the award, which has two primary criteria: leadership within one’s company and leadership...

Georgia-Pacific Completes Warrenton Mill

Georgia-Pacific celebrated the official opening of its newest lumber facility with an onsite dedication in Warren County, Georgia. The $135 million, 340,000 square-foot plant is located  on the same site as an existing lumber mill. The new facility adds more than...

GP Makes Commitment To Gurdon Mills, Community

Georgia-Pacific is investing $70 million in upgrades at its lumber and plywood operations in Gurdon, Ark. Some of the improvements include an advanced merchandiser, new panel assembly stations with state-of-the-art scanning systems, an upgraded power plant and...

But In The South

Despite horrendous winter rains in the South, several new southern yellow pine sawmills are pushing the “go” button. Rex Lumber’s new sawmill at Troy, Ala. is starting up and should hit its stride in late summer. The greenfield mill broke ground less than a year ago...

Supply-Demand Beat Goes On

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief During my recent visit to Georgia-Pacific’s newly started up sawmill in Talladega, Ala., and during my discussions there about the fact that GP is building two additional sawmills (in Georgia) this year, the words that kept...