Georgia-Pacific to open Dixie brand manufacturing facility in Jackson

Dixie plates

Georgia-Pacific will invest at least $425 million to construct a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Jackson for the manufacture of its Dixie products. Located in the Highway 223 East Site, the facility will create 220 new jobs in Jackson and will focus on manufacturing Dixie brand paper plates to support the company’s increase in product demand across its three Dixie brand facilities. Construction on the new 900,000-square-foot facility is slated to begin before the end of the year and anticipated to reach completion by summer 2024. A subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., Georgia-Pacific is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, Dixie disposable tableware, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers and building products.