Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC - a wholly-owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC - is focused to performance chemicals manufacturing to include both basic and specialty chemicals. The firm services a diverse range of industries to include building products, oil & gas, mining, paper, and packaging. In the building and construction space, GP Chemicals products include the range of wood adhesives to formaldehyde-free resins and formaldehyde-based products for insulation and glass mat; products for carpet tile and gypsum board to fiber-reinforced polymer construction materials to laminate products for cabinetry; counters and flooring. GP Chemicals also manufactures products for specialized use in building and construction. Paper chemical internal alkaline size resins and retention polymers are used to produce gypsum board. Pine-based XTOL® tall oil fatty acids (TOFA) are used to develop additives for the concrete and asphalt industries while Novares® tall oil rosin ester and LYTOR® tall oil rosins are used in the manufacture of pavement marking paints. GP® phenolic and melamine-formaldehyde resins are used in the manufacture of building and construction products such as foamboard and ceiling tile. Formaldehyde-Free and No-Added Formaldehyde Resins: With decades of experience in developing and applying formaldehyde base resins, GP Chemicals is now focused to development alternatives to formaldehyde for markets seeking other solutions. Example: LEAF FREE patent-pending thermosetting resins feature formaldehyde-free chemistries to replace traditional phenol-formaldehyde (PF) insulation and urea-formaldehyde (UF) glass mat resins. Designed for non-woven residential and commercial & industrial (C&I) insulation including fiberglass and mineral fiber applications. The new resins provide manufacturers with a formaldehyde-free binder system designed to reduce emissions, be easy-to-use, easy-to-store and requiring no capital investment for retrofitting. This supports attainment of GREENGUARD certification and may contribute toward points in green building rating systems such as LEED®, CHPS®, and REGREEN®.