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Georgia-Pacific announces new lumber facility in Talladega set to bring in 100 jobs

Construction on the $100 million lumber production facility is expected to begin in late 2018.

Georgia-Pacific announced on Wednesday a new lumber facility in Talladega that will bring in 100 full time jobs.

Construction on the $100 million lumber production facility is expected to begin in late 2018.

GP will be using the former plywood plant that closed in 2008 as the location for the facility.

Fritz Mason, vice president and general manager of Georgia-Pacific Lumber, released the following statement:

The availability of talent and natural resources makes Talladega an ideal site for this new lumber production facility. The City of Talladega, Talladega County, and the State of Alabama have been incredibly supportive of this new venture and we look forward to a long and beneficial relationship.

The construction period, set for 12 months, will provide jobs for around 120 people a day.

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