Founded in 1927 as a wholesaler of hardwood lumber, Georgia-Pacific has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. We have approximately 300 manufacturing facilities across North America, South America and Europe, ranging from large pulp, paper and tissue operations to gypsum plants, box plants and building products complexes.
At Georgia-Pacific, we believe in creating long-term value for our company, customers and business partners. Our more than 40,000 employees are guided by Market Based Management® principles, which are based on integrity and compliance. These principles challenge us to achieve world-class excellence by constantly finding new and better ways to manufacture products and support the needs of our customers.
Our company also strongly believes in making significant contributions that support our neighbors and the environment. Through the Georgia-Pacific Foundation and various facility programs, GP employees work closely with non-profit organizations to promote growth and sustainability in the community.