Georgia-Pacific to invest $425 million to build new Dixie facility in Tennessee

JACKSON, TN, September 26, 2022-

Georgia-Pacific is serving up some exciting news today: the company has announced that it is investing more than $425 million in Jackson, Tennessee, to build a state-of-the-art Dixie® manufacturing facility. The new plant will significantly increase the supply of disposable tableware products that help busy consumers forget about doing dishes and focus on the important things in life. Construction is slated to begin by the end of the year and startup is expected in summer 2024.

"Although we have invested to expand existing sites, this is the first new Dixie® plant the company has built since 1991," explains Fernando Gonzalez, president of the consumer business at Georgia-Pacific. "This added capacity will help us meet the needs of our customers as consumer demand for high-quality, durable paper plates and bowls continues to grow."

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