Georgia-Pacific is buying Buckeye Technologies Inc. (NYSE: BKI) for about $1.5 billion.

Memphis, Tenn.-based Buckeye manufactures specialty fibers and nonwoven materials from wood and cotton. The products are used for absorption, hygiene products, tissues, baby wipes and other products.

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