Georgia Pacific Corporation announced today the planned closure of their Durand plywood plant in Meriwether County, Georgia.

Market conditions and the reduction in plywood demand played a major role in Georgia Pacific’s decision.

Georgia Pacific employs 320 workers at the Durand 

Georgia Pacific to close Durand plywood plant in Meriwether

facility, and plant closure will be phased in over the next couple of months. Employees will be offered opportunities to relocate to other existing Georgia Pacific facilities.

November 15, 2018

The Georgia Pacific Durand Plant has been a major employer and a great corporate citizen in Meriwether County for over 40 Years.