Subscribe Register Login

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 11:29 p.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

GP mill at Fordyce, Ark., laying off workforce

By The Associated Press

This article was published October 23, 2009 at 2:59 p.m.

Georgia-Pacific Corp. says it is laying off the workforce — more than 300 employees — at its plywood mill in Fordyce.

The company said in its announcement Friday that the layoffs stem from lack of demand for the product, used primarily in home construction.

The layoffs will last up to six months, according to a GP spokesman at company headquarters in Atlanta, though workers could be called back if construction activity boosts demand for the plywood.

Georgia-Pacific also operates mills in Crossett, Fort Smith and Gurdon.

Comments on: GP mill at Fordyce, Ark., laying off workforce

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.


Search 1048 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online