Georgia-Pacific Professional is proud to announce it has received a 2009 GHX Best in Class Award for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth in the 2008 calendar year. The award, for distributed products in the Metal/Plastic/Paper Products category, was presented by GHX LLC, a software and business intelligence provider helping companies in the healthcare industry maintain cost-effective business practices.
 
Georgia-Pacific Professional was among 30 leading medical-surgical product manufacturers to be recognized by GHX in five market segments and 35 product categories. Products honored ranged from cardiovascular devices to skin-care products. Winners were determined using GHX Market Intelligence reports that analyze national distributed sales transaction data.

“Our company is delighted to receive the prestigious Best In Class Award from GHX,” said Jacquel Kelly, senior marketing manager, Georgia-Pacific Professional healthcare segment. “This distinction highlights Georgia-Pacific Professional’s commitment to designing innovative products that meet the unique needs of healthcare professionals.”

“We are extremely pleased to honor Georgia-Pacific Professional for its leadership position in the Metal/Plastic/Paper Products product category,” said Ed McCauley, general manager, GHX Market Intelligence. “Despite the down economy, Georgia-Pacific Professional grew at a rate greater than the overall market segment.”