Astec Industries Inc. said it has entered into an agreement to build, deliver and install the first production line of a new turnkey wood pellet production facility for Highland Pellets LLC. Astec (Nasdaq: ASTE) said the initial $30 million order could total $143 million if additional equipment and services are ordered.
In a move which will double its capacity, RedBuilt LLC is adding a laminated veneer lumber line at its Stayton, OR, facility, one of four manufacturing plants by the Boise, ID-based company. RedBuilt manufactures engineered structural wood products for commercial and multi-family applications.
A pilot production plant for wood-plastic composites in Ulyanovsk, Russian will make pellets incorporating hard plastic, designed for furniture part production and other composite wood products. The higher strength, elasticity and moisture resistance, UV-stabilized and decay-resistant: packaging, construction and furniture parts, along with elements of construction formwork
Goodfellow Inc., one of eastern Canada's largest independent re-manufacturers and distributors of lumber and hardwood flooring products, will form a pressure treated wood manufacturing company with Lebel Cambium Inc. The two companies will merge seven existing plants to form the business unit.
Drawer Box Specialties has introduced smart shelf, which it describes as a smooth-gliding drawer that mounts directly to cabinet shelves to help maximize access to cabinet contents. Previously hard-to-locate items in the back of the cabinet are now within reach using the design of the smart shelf.
Contestoga Wood Specialtis has rolled out new branding. It includes a logo and tagline that embody Conestoga’s core values as well as exhibit new advances. Conestoga says this transition is a key part of a series of initiatives taken to position the company for meeting future market needs.