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Graphic Packaging appoints Mark Connelly as new SVP

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, a leading provider of consumer packaging, today named Mark Connelly Senior Vice President, Investor Strategy and Development. This new role augments Graphic Packaging’s outreach capability with an aim to expand and diversify the company’s investor network globally. Connelly brings more than 20 years of experience as a securities analyst and strategy […]

Georgia-Pacific to close Foley cellulose facility

Georgia-Pacific informed employees at its Foley Cellulose mill in Perry, Florida, that the company plans to permanently close the facility. All the approximately 525 jobs at the mill will be impacted by this closure. The Foley mill produces specialty and fluff pulp. According to Georgia-Pacific, various factors influenced this difficult decision. Ultimately, GP does not […]

Graphic Packaging to acquire Bell Incorporated

Graphic Packaging Holding Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bell Incorporated, a well-capitalized U.S. packaging provider. The proposed acquisition is expected to add approximately $200 million in sales, $30 million in Adjusted EBITDA and will support strategic priorities of increasing integration rates and expanding customers and categories. Annual synergies of approximately $10 […]

Graphic Packaging International Moving Its Bristol, UK, Packaging Operations to New Site

Graphic Packaging International is moving its Bristol, UK beverage packaging manufacturing operations to a new, state-of-the-art facility nearby, creating up to 30 new jobs in the process. The move to the 255,000-square-foot factory — twice the size of its current base in the Fishponds area — comes in response to increasing worldwide demand for fiber-based […]

Central National Gottesman Acquires Business Products Wholesaler S.P. Richards

Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) announced today that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire S.P. Richards (SPR), an independent business products wholesaler based in Atlanta, Georgia. The closing is expected to take place on January 31, 2023. SPR operates from a network of 30 full-stocking distribution centers strategically positioned across the U.S. […]

Boise Cascade to build two distribution centers in South Carolina and Texas

Boise Cascade’s Building Materials Distribution (BMD) division announced the expansion of its distribution capacity in two markets. The Company finalized the acquisition of 45-acres in Walterboro, South Carolina, to build a new distribution facility. Located approximately 45 miles west of Charleston, the property will be Boise Cascade’s first distribution center in the state. The location is […]

Georgia-Pacific Investing Over $20 Million in Its Lebanon, TN Corrugated Box Plant

Georgia-Pacific is making a significant investment of more than $20 million at its plant in Lebanon, Tennessee. Its existing corrugator will be replaced with a new one to provide the plant with more throughput and provide customers with a better-quality product. “This is as much an investment in our current and future customers as it […]

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports Strong First Quarter 2022 Results

Graphic Packaging Holding Company today reported Net Income for first quarter 2022 of $107 million, or $0.35 per share, based upon 309.7 million weighted average diluted shares. This compares to first quarter 2021 Net Income of $54 million, or $0.19 per share, based upon 277.2 million weighted average diluted shares. Q1 2022 Highlights Net Sales […]

Graphic Packaging Appoints Elizabeth Spence as Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Graphic Packaging Holding Company today announced that Elizabeth Spence will join the company as executive vice president, human resources. Spence will have responsibility for leading the strategic direction and operational execution of all aspects of human resources as well as the internal and external communications functions. Ms. Spence joins Graphic Packaging from Gypsum Management and […]

Georgia-Pacific to Close Its Tissue Mill on Day Street in Green Bay

Georgia-Pacific has announced that it plans to close its tissue mill on Day Street in Green Bay, Wisconsin over the next 18 months. This decision does not affect Georgia-Pacific’s other operations in Green Bay, the company said. According to an online article from the Green Bay Press-Gazette, the Day Street mill began operation as the Northern […]