Georgia-Pacific first manufactured Southern pine plywood in 1964. Plywood is produced using a process that utilizes wood veneers and adhesives to form a panel. Over the years, Georgia-Pacific has become the plywood industry brand leader. Plywood panels are used for a variety of construction applications including sub-flooring, roof sheathing, exterior sheathing, and other residential, commercial and industrial uses.
Find out the benefits for specific applicationsVersatility, stiffness, impact-resistance, nail-holding ability, load capacity...
These are just some of the reasons why plywood is the right choice for flooring and roofing in residential construction.
In 2003, Georgia-Pacific introduced the Plytanium® brand to the marketplace as an overall brand for plywood products. Georgia-Pacific structural plywood products meet industry standards and are quality-certified by APA - The Engineered Wood Association.
The company also manufactures Oriented Strand Board (OSB) structural panels used in similar construction applications
The procurement of all Plytanium® Plywood is certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (a trademark of SFI Inc.).
Help Protect Your Home
During a Hurricane
with Plytanium® Plywood
Click here to see a step-by-step video of how to cover your windows and doors. (Requires pop-up blocker to be disabled.)
Hurricane Preparedness - Helpful Resources
Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing (PATH) - information about repairing storm-damaged homes, and structural considerations that can help resist damage due to severe weather.
The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes - FLASH, Inc. - educational materials about safeguarding homes and families from disaster.
National Hurricane Center
- news and advisories from the National Weather Service.
Hurricane Shutter Designs... from APA-The Engineered Wood Association
APA publication Form T450 includes five different designs for protective shutters constructed with plywood panels. (Free registration is required)