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Georgia-Pacific, Palatka
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Georgia-Pacific
Post Office Box 919
Palatka, Florida 32178
Website: www.gp.com/palatka/
Telephone: (386) 325-2001
Fax: (904) 328-0014
Contact
Mike Curtis, Compliance Director
michael.curtis@gapac.com
Company Products

Products manufactured at Palatka Pulp and Paper Operations consist of natural and bleached Kraft paper (including Palatka's Velumina® brand, "The Only Kraft Paper For ColorTM"), tissue paper, and a comprehensive line of consumer and away-from-home tissue products. The Palatka Operations' consumer tissue products include bath tissue, paper towels, and napkins sold under the Georgia-Pacific brand names of Angel Soft®, Quilted Northern®, Brawny® and Sparkle®.

Economic Information

Employees: More than 1,200 full-time employees

Annual Payroll: More than $88,000,000 (including benefits)

Purchases, Local Goods and Services: Approximately $13 million in Putnam County Annually; $3 to $4 million in taxes and charitable organizations.

Environmental Information

Georgia-Pacific sets high environmental standards, including a commitment to seek 100 percent compliance with all regulations, permits, and company goals.  To meet our environmental commitments, Georgia-Pacific spends millions of dollars each year on pollution control equipment and other environmental improvements.  In pulp and paper manufacturing, for example, these investments have substantially lowered water usage, decreased air emissions and reduced the use of chemicals.  For more information about Georgia-Pacific's environmental programs, please write: Environmental Information, Corporate Communications Department., Georgia-Pacific Corporation, 133 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

Community Information

At Georgia-Pacific, our environmental commitment extends beyond our own employees, plants, and mills.  It also means promoting environmental stewardship and awareness throughout the communities where we operate.  We believe a good environment is essential to healthy communities and a thriving society.  That's why the company invests in organizations that foster and promote environmental responsibility and provide environmental learning opportunities.

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