BlueYellow Acquired By Koch Cellulose, LLC

Koch Cellulose, LLC will now manufacture and market BlueYellow, an innovative turf establishment system, which combines high quality seed and fertilizer in a lightweight, biogradeable roll. Koch Cellulose acquired BlueYellow as part of a purchase deal struck with Georgia-Pacific, which was finalized in May.

“We are very excited about becoming part of the Koch Industries family of businesses,” said Marsha Seekins, vice president of sales and marketing at Koch Cellulose. “The management team sees great potential for BlueYellow in the green industry. This innovative product creates value for turf professionals and consumers, and creates a new value-added use for our core product. The Koch Cellulose organization will allow us to more effectively support the launch of BlueYellow into the golf and turf, professional landscape, consumer and industrial markets. We will be able to respond more quickly to the needs f the marketplace.”

Georgia-Pacific agreed to the sale of its fluff and market pulp business to Koch Cellulose, LLC. The purchase included tow pulp mills, a short line railroad and the assets of two international sales office, as well as BlueYellow. Koch Cellulose, LLC is owned by Koch Industries of Wichita, Kan.

For more information on BlueYellow, call Koch Cellulose at 800-667-3288 or visit the BlueYellow Web site at www.blueyellowpro.com.

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