Bath tissue capacity boost - Georgia-Pacific’s Angel Soft bath tissue at its plant in Wauna, Oregon, USA

Georgia-Pacific (GP) has boosted its bath tissue capacity after investing $25m in a converting line at its Wauna, Oregon-based mill. 

The plant produces the company’s Angel Soft bath tissue line, and start-up for the line is expected in 2021.  

Jeremy Ness, Wauna Mill Vice President and Mill Manager, told TWM: “I am proud of all of the Wauna team’s efforts to earn this investment and our track record of serving our customers with a quality product. 

“In addition, I am excited for the new job opportunities this brings for the team members who staff this new line.” 

GP declined to comment on the name of the converting machine supplier at this time.