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Georgia Pacific announces cut-backs

By Jennifer Emert - bio | email

January 14, 2009

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A slow down in manufactured products has Georgia Pacific's Cedar Springs Mill scaling back their operations and cutting 20 percent of their workforce.

To keep the facility operating Georgia Pacific has been scaling back operations for the last several months. Monday they informed employees they would shut down one of their three machines that creates container board.

That will affect 20 percent of the company 550 employees. The shutdown will begin the week of January 26th and likely take all week. The plant produces materials used to make boxes and containers for shipping manufactured goods.

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