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Roseburg officially takes ownership of Louisville ‘s GP Wood Products

[ Mississippi ] Roseburg Forest Products Co. took ownership of seven former Georgia-Pacific Corp. industrial wood products mills including the plant in Louisville , expanding Roseburg ‘s operations into the southeastern United States . The purchase, originally announced in September, makes Roseburg one of the largest providers of composite panels in the U.S. The transaction value was not disclosed. The mills are located at Louisville , Eupora, Oxford and Taylorsville, Miss. ; Russellville and Holly Hill, S.C.; and Vienna , Ga. Together, the operations employ approximately 870 people. They make particleboard and, in the case of Holly Hill, Oxford and Eupora, related products such as medium density fiberboard, thermally fused melamine and cut-to-size panels. Customers include furniture and cabinet manufacturers, panel laminators, mobile home manufacturers and retail home centers. [ Roseburg operates Forest Stewardship Council certified facilities in Oregon and California ]

News notes are courtesy of Southern Forests Network News Notes





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