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Georgia-Pacific plans $100 million Alabama lumber production facility

Alabama forest products industry

Georgia-Pacific announced today plans to construct a $100 million lumber production facility in Talladega that will employ more than 100 full-time employees and generate an annual payroll estimated at $5 million. Construction on the technologically advanced, 300,000-square-foot plant is scheduled to begin immediately, with...

Written by Jerry Underwood

Alabama forest products industry poised for gains after strong year

Alabama forest products industry

After a banner year for the forest products industry in Alabama, the sector is primed for even more growth and innovation. Last year, Alabama recorded forest products industry projects involving $1.2 billion in new investment and more than 1,000 anticipated jobs, according to the...

Written by Dawn Azok

Impact of Alabama agriculture, forestry industries tops $70 billion

Alabama forest products industry

MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- The Alabama agriculture and forestry industries remain powerful economic forces in the state, according to a fresh report that assesses their impact at $70.4 billion annually. The February 2013 analysis, prepared by Auburn University’s Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology,

Written by Jerry Underwood

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