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Georgia-Pacific Acquires Facilities from Inland Paperboard And Packaging

Press release from the issuing company

ATLANTA, April 12 -- Georgia-Pacific Corp. today announced the completion of the acquisition of the Inland Paperboard and Packaging, Inc. assets located in Ontario, Calif., and Harrington, Del. The facilities will be managed by Color-Box, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific dedicated to delivering value-added packaging products to national and local customers. "The addition of these facilities expands our national operating platform and illustrates our commitment to serving customer needs," said Steve Klinger, executive vice president - packaging. "The Ontario and Harrington facilities will allow us to deliver high quality graphic packaging to our customers in key markets, including the Northeast, Southern California and Mexico." The Harrington packaging facility produces high-end litho-laminated corrugated packaging for beverage, consumer goods and telecommunications customers. The plant employs approximately 120 people. The Ontario packaging facility also produces high-end litho-laminated packaging and serves customers in the toy, electronics, produce and consumer goods industries. The plant employs approximately 60 people.