Answers to our #GPtrivia Twitter contest. Meg Fligg (@GeorgiaPacific) sur Twitter. Consumer and Away-from-Home business in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Georgia-Pacific - Wiki. History Georgia-Pacific was founded by Owen Robertson Cheatham in 1927 in Augusta, Georgia as the Georgia Hardwood Lumber Co.
Over the years it expanded, adding sawmills and plywood lumber mills. The company acquired its first West Coast facility in 1947 and changed its name to Georgia-Pacific Plywood & Lumber Co. in 1948. In 1956, the company changed its name to Georgia-Pacific Corp. Georgia-Pacific Home.