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Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., will build a new state-of-the-art lumber production facility in Albany-Dougherty County, Ga. Construction on the $150-million, 320,000-sq. ft. mill is scheduled to begin in 2018 with an anticipated start-up in late fall 2019.

Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., will build a new state-of-the-art lumber production facility in Albany-Dougherty County, Ga. Construction on the $150-million, 320,000-sq. ft. mill is scheduled to begin in 2018 with an anticipated start-up in late fall 2019.

Once fully operational, the plant is expected to employ more than 130 full-time employees and generate an estimated $5 million in annual payroll.

“Albany-Dougherty County is an ideal site for the latest of three new lumber production facilities in the Southeast,” said Fritz Mason, VP and general manager, Georgia-Pacific Lumber.

Once in production, the new facility will receive approximately 180 log trucks a day and produce approximately 300 million bd. ft. of lumber a year.

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