Georgia Pacific, an Atlanta-based manufacturing and marketing company, makes Sparkle paper towels. The company started out in 1927 in Georgia as a hardwood lumber wholesaler.
Georgia Pacific is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which is a Kansas-based private company. Besides Sparkle paper towels, the company offers a plethora of building products, packaging items and related chemicals. They use de-ink fiber to make paper towels, which accounts for its ability to clean off wet and messy things immediately. The manufacturing of Sparkle paper towels is believed to be harmless to the environment, as the company is known for its continuous compliance with the Sustainable Forest Initiative.