Pilot Paper Plant


The Herty Foundation

Garden City, Georgia


Expansion of the Herty research facility, which serves the pulp and paper industry by experimental production of high-grade paper, consists of a new pilot plant addition, laboratory building and reception center, and the renovation of the existing laboratory/administration wing. The pilot plant addition has three 50-foot-high bays, two 15-ton overhead cranes, and multiple-level machine mezzanines. The plant houses a Fourdrinier paper machine and an Inclined Wire Paper Machine (Deltaformer) custom designed for Herty.