Georgia-Pacific provides update on Foley Cellulose mill closure

Hundreds of workers at the mill in Perry will soon lose their jobs

Perry Foley Mill: File 2020

PERRY, Fla. (WCTV) – Georgia-Pacific shared more details Tuesday about its decision to shut down the Foley Cellulose mill in Perry.

Georgia-Pacific announced the closure on Monday, saying that all of the approximately 525 jobs at the mill would be affected.

In an email, a spokesperson responded to follow-up questions from WCTV’s Savannah Kelley.

When asked for a specific timeline for the closure and impending layoffs, Robert Mixon told WCTV, “Production and runtime for this site will continue as the site works to fulfill customer orders; however, an overall schedule has not been finalized.”

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