Georgia Gulf is a leading North American manufacturer and international marketer of commodity chemicals as well as polymers and durable, custom and other vinyl-based building and home improvement products. Our products are used in a diverse range of industrial and construction applications from high performance plastics, pulp and paper production, packaging, chemical intermediates, pharmaceuticals and medical applications
Year Founded 1985
2008 Revenues US$2.92B
Reportable Segments 4
Paul D. Carrico
President & CEO
Our vision is to be a Company that provides increasing value to shareholders.
Georgia Gulf's mission is to continue to be an efficient, integrated manufacturer and marketer of quality chemical and plastic products to users worldwide and to grow responsibly in present and closely related businesses.
We are dedicated to continuous improvement of the processes, products and services required to meet our customers' changing needs.
We will strive to earn a superior long-term return for our shareholders while providing meaningful work for our employees and always operating with the highest regard for environmental protection, safety and overall well-being in the communities where we live and work.
All applicable laws and regulations will be adhered to with special emphasis on meeting or exceeding environmental and safety standards.
Relationships with customers, stockholders, employees, suppliers and the communities within which we operate will be conducted in a fair, open and ethical manner.
Never-ending process improvement will be practiced in order to provide quality products and services which meet the needs of our customers.
Equal opportunity for advancement will be provided to all employees in an atmosphere of open communication, trust, respect and support.
Competitive compensation and benefits, including incentive and equity programs based upon Company profitability and long-term growth, recognizing both teamwork and individual achievement, will be offered to all employees.
Complying with Environmental, Safety and Regulatory Responsibilities
To operate our business in a safe and environmentally sound manner by improving safety and environmental performance with special emphasis on the Responsible Care® initiative, and by always conducting our business in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
Sell to and grow with customers in the most profitable long-term markets.
Creating a Positive Environment for Employees
To create and maintain a positive environment for our employees in which they are treated with respect, provided competitive compensation and benefit programs, training, advancement opportunity and the potential to share in the Company's success.
To maximize utilization of all resources through continuous improvement to remain a low-cost provider.
Improving Financial Performance
To pursue a strategy of responsible growth, stock repurchases and dividends that balances both long- and short-term return to shareholders