ATLANTA (News release) -- Georgia-Pacific plans to expand operations in Clarendon County, South Carolina. The company is investing approximately $40 million into the project.
Located at 8250 Sumter Highway in Alcolu, Georgia-Pacific's expansion in Clarendon County includes the addition of a third strander to increase the throughput capacity of the facility. The equipment processes wood logs into strands used in manufacturing-oriented strand boards (OSBs).
The expansion is expected to be complete in 2023. Individuals interested in joining the Georgia-Pacific team should visit the company's careers page.
Georgia-Pacific is one of the world's leading makers of tissue, pulp, packaging and building products. Founded in 1927, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are global manufacturers and marketers of consumer tissue and tableware products; building products; paper-based packaging; cellulose and specialty fibers; nonwoven fabrics; and related chemicals. The company currently operates five manufacturing facilities in South Carolina, collectively employing more than 900 team members and providing close to $64 million in wages and benefits.