Stock Symbol: GP
133 Peachtree Street NE
Georgia-Pacific Corporation Industry:
Paper & Paper Products
Georgia-Pacific Corporation Description:
Headquartered at Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of tissue, packaging, paper, building products, pulp and related chemicals. With annual sales of more than $25 billion, the company employs approximately 71,000 people at 600 locations in North America and Europe. Its familiar consumer tissue brands include Quilted Northern(R), Angel Soft(R), Brawny(R), Sparkle(R), Soft 'n Gentle(R), Mardi Gras(R), So- Dri(R), Green Forest(R) and Vanity Fair(R), as well as the Dixie(R) brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Georgia-Pacific's building products distribution segment has long been among the nation's leading wholesale suppliers of building products to lumber and building materials dealers and large do-it-yourself warehouse retailers. In addition, Georgia-Pacific's Unisource Worldwide subsidiary is one of the largest distributors of packaging systems, printing and imaging papers and maintenance supplies in North America.
Georgia-Pacific Corporation Financial Summary:
GP is a manufacturer and distributor of building products, as well as a producer of a variety of pulp and paper products (including pulp, containerboard, packaging and tissue products). For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, net sales fell 10% to $9.41B. Earnings from cont. ops. rose 7% to $399M. Revenues reflect the absence of income from Building product distribution. Earnings were offset by improved margins from higher tissue price realization.
Georgia-Pacific Corporation Business Summary:
Georgia-Pacific Corporation is the manufacturer and marketer of tissue, packing, paper, building products and related chemicals. The Company is engaged in four principal businesses: Consumer Products, which involves manufacturing and marketing of tissue products, including bath and facial tissue, paper towels and napkins, as well as disposable tabletop products, such as cups, plates and cutlery; Building Products, which includes manufacturing and marketing building products, such as plywood, oriented strand board, various industrial wood products and lumber, as well as non-wood products, such as gypsum products and chemicals; Packaging, which involves manufacturing containerboard and packaging, including linerboard, medium and corrugated packaging, and Paper, which involves manufacturing paper and pulp, including office papers, bleached board, bleached and unbleached kraft papers, and hardwood and softwood pulp. The Building Products was sold in 2004 to BlueLinx Holdings, Inc.