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GEORGIA-PACIFIC ACQUIRES MILLWORK DISTRIBUTION COMPANY

 ATLANTA, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Corp. (NYSE: GP) today announced the purchase of the assets of Mor-Lite Distributors Inc., a millwork distribution company with one facility at Walpole, Mass.
 "We are excited about adding the Mor-Lite business to our millwork and specialty operations," George A. MacConnell, senior vice president - distribution and millwork, said. "As we aggressively search for more opportunities to grow our millwork business, we believe this acquisition will help us meet the expanding millwork demands throughout the w? England area."
 Georgia-Pacific currently has 12 dedicated millwork and specialty centers nationwide, including the recently opened Syracuse, N.Y., location. These centers supply lumber yards and home centers with products such as moulding, windows, doors and other decorative building products. Additionally, a wide variety of millwork and specialty products also are distributed throughout the country at 79 of Georgia- Pacific's distribution centers.
 "During the past several years, our industry has seen the continuing growth in the millwork and specialty products areas," MacConnell said. "The Mor-Lite business will strengthen our Boston area operations. We're looking forward to adding Caradco windows, Wasco products, Morgan stair parts and Fypon moulded millwork to our existing product line to better serve our customers."
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 /CONTACT: Sheila Weidman, 404-652-4732, or John Buchholz, 404-652-6098, both of Georgia-Pacific/
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CO: Georgia-Pacific Corp.; Mor-Lite Distributors Inc. ST: Georgia, Massachusetts IN: PAP SU: TNM

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