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May 6, 2020
Georgia-Pacific to cease operations at lumber mill in DeQuincy, Louisiana
Georgia-Pacific will “cease operations” at its lumber facility in DeQuincy, Louisiana due to market conditions, the company announced over the weekend. Georgia Pacific released the following statement regarding the news: “We will cease operations at our lumber facility in DeQuincy, Louisiana, in the next 60 days due to overall market conditions. This difficult decision will affect 188 of our hardworking employees. The current pandemic has put a strain on all construction markets, causing a severe change in forecasted future demand for lumber. We appreciate the dedicated service of our DeQuincy employees. The decision to close ...
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