Georgia-Pacific closing Duluth hardboard plant

Georgia-Pacific closing Duluth hardboard plant Click to Enlarge Photo: Claudio Arnese,

Aug 22, 2012 at 6:57 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - Georgia-Pacific says it will permanently close its plant in Duluth at the end of the month.
One-hundred-40 employees were notified of the decision Tuesday and will be paid for 60 days. The plant manufactures a hardboard product called Superwood that's used in the auto industry. Georgia-Pacific is shifting production to other facilities.
Company spokesman Eric Abercrombie says some equipment at the plant will be reallocated and some assets will be sold.
WDIO-TV ( reports the final day of operation will be August 30th.


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