Georgia-Pacific Fire Protection Projects, Crossett, AR
Shambaugh & Son’s (Shambaugh) fire protection group was simultaneously awarded two projects by Georgia-Pacific LLC (Georgia-Pacific) in Crossett, AR and Zachary, LA.
Utilizing a design-build approach, Shambaugh’s team performed extensive new construction and renovation work at each facility. Thanks to their significant financial resources and national supplier network, Shambaugh was able to efficiently deliver high- performance fire safety systems for both of the manufacturing and distribution facilities.
Georgia-Pacific made capital investments in their facilities across the United States in order to grow existing operations, acquire new operations, increase efficiency, and improve safety and environmental performance. As a part of this larger development plan, the Crossett and Zachary projects placed particular emphasis on renovating critical life-safety systems.
During the simultaneous projects, Shambaugh provided both facilities complete fire protection solutions, featuring cutting-edge fire safety technology.
Shambaugh's combined work output at both locations included the following:
- Installations in manufacturing, mezzanine, and roll paper storage areas
- Work across approximately 845,000 square feet
- 9,900 sprinkler head installations
Georgia-Pacific LLC is an American pulp and paper company based in Atlanta, Georgia. As one of the industry's largest manufacturers, Georgia-Pacific has thousands of employees at locations worldwide.