Georgia-Pacific Professional Introduces New Sofpull Mechanical Towel Dispenser

Atlanta, GA (PressExposure) July 06, 2011 -- Georgia-Pacific Professional is proud to announce the latest product in its towel dispensing systems. The new SofPull® mechanical towel dispenser is designed to help reduce waste, overhead costs and cross-contamination with its convenient, controlled one-at-a-time sheet dispensing system.

The SofPull towel dispenser features a completely enclosed roll with sheet-by-sheet feeding that helps keep towels sanitary and prevents cross-contamination from users. With a gentle pull, the dispenser quietly releases one fresh sheet, helping to reduce excess waste.

A water resistant model is also available and includes a closeable hatch designed to lock out moisture and keep towels dry during wash-downs. These dispensers are ideal for wet environments such as food processing facilities.

"The SofPull towel dispenser's design is an excellent way to help increase hand hygiene and health," said Michael Dunn, vice president and general manager - Georgia-Pacific Professional's towel category. "Not only does the dispenser help eliminate cross-contamination, but it helps reduce facility costs with fewer roll changes. This new product demonstrates Georgia-Pacific Professional's commitment to quality products that are better for the user, customer and environment."

The SofPull towel dispenser is part of Georgia-Pacific Professional's Green by Design™ environmentally sustainable product line. Towels are available in both white and brown. The brown towel is made with 100% recycled fiber and is a certified EcoLogo® product. Both the white and brown towels meet EPA standards for recycled fiber content. The 1,000 ft. high capacity roll is designed for continuous dispensing and helps reduce overall service visits. The dispensers are available in Translucent Smoke color, which creates better visibility of the enclosed rolls and compliments most washroom designs.

For more information about SofPull dispensers and other efficient, hygienic Georgia-Professional solutions, please visit [] or call 1-866-HELLO GP (435-5647).

About Green by Design™ Products

Since the 1930s, Georgia-Pacific Professional and its predecessors have pioneered systems that reduce waste. Georgia-Pacific Professional produces 200 away-from-home products containing 95 to 100 percent recycled fiber and 40 products that help companies earn LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. Georgia-Pacific Professional works closely with its affiliated recycling company, Harmon Associates, which facilitates the brokerage of six million tons of recovered paper each year.

In 2007, Georgia-Pacific Professional began labeling its products with the Green by Design designation to promote their environmental benefits. Products with the Green by Design designation follow the EPA's 3 R program of reduce, reuse and recycle. Georgia-Pacific Professional labels the packaging for its Green by Design qualified products with seals that designate which of the 3 R's the product satisfies and how the particular product satisfies the relevant environmental criteria.

About Georgia-Pacific Professional

Georgia-Pacific Professional is a provider of hygienic dispensing systems, towels, tissues, soaps, air fresheners, wipers, cups, plates, cutlery and napkins. Two business groups operate under the Georgia-Pacific Professional business. The Washroom and Wiper Solutions group provides a wide range of products to market segments including office buildings, education, healthcare and manufacturing facilities. The Food Services Solutions group focuses on such segments as restaurants, coffee shops, convenience stores and lodging facilities. Georgia-Pacific Professional's business features well-known product brands including enMotion®, Compact®, Dixie®, EasyNap®, SmartStock®, Brawny Industrial™ and SofPull®. For more information about Georgia-Pacific Professional, please call 1-866-HELLO GP (435-5647) or visit us at [].

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Press Release Submitted On: July 06, 2011 at 3:30 pm
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