Wisconsin Department of Commerce Newsletter
August 2005
Governor Doyle Congratulates Procter & Gamble on New Paper Machine Installation

On July 19th, Gov. Jim Doyle congratulated Procter & Gamble (P&G) on its decision to install a new paper machine and associated equipment at its Green Bay mill.

"My Grow Wisconsin plan included significant investments to upgrade and expand our traditional industries," Governor Doyle said. "Wisconsin has been the number-one paper producer in the country for 50 years. To maintain that leadership, I am pleased that we could help Procter & Gamble install a new paper machine in Wisconsin for the first time in 35 years."

"We are pleased to make this investment in growing our Charmin and Bounty capacity at our Green Bay site," said David Taylor, President of P&G's Global Family Care business.

P&G is expected to have a record level of investment at the site over the next two years. A state incentive package totaling $3.4 million will assist with employee training, equipment acquisition, and infrastructure improvements.

P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers(R), Tide(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Whisper(R), Pantene(R), Bounty(R), Pringles(R), Folgers(R), Charmin(R), Downy(R), Lenor(R), Iams(R), Crest(R), Actonel(R), Olay(R), Clairol Nice 'n Easy(R), Head & Shoulders(R), and Wella. The P&G community consists of almost 110,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide. Please visit www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.

--Tony Hozeny

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