Georgia-Pacific's Crossett Mill On Front Line of Tissue Wars

Georgia-Pacific's Crossett Mill On Front Line of Tissue Wars

Georgia-Pacific employs almost 3,500 Arkansans, including 1,500 in Crossett. Of those, more than 1,100 work at the paper mill. The plant runs constantly — four shifts working an average of 40-42 hours per week — in an industry that has emphasized sustainability for decades.
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Sun Paper, Hutchinson Sign Intent Letter to Study $1.4B South Arkansas Plant

A long-planned paper plant in south Arkansas has taken another step forward. Shandong Sun Paper Industry on Monday signed a letter of intent with Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission to study building a $1.4 billion pulp mill in the area.
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The Art of Making Things (Editorial)

This issue of Arkansas Business has been months in the making because on-site visits to seven different manufacturing plants around the state cannot be pulled off in a week.
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