Pike Lumber Co. has announced plans to expand its operations in Indiana and double its production. The lumber producer is investing $3.4 million to expand and equip its Milan, Indiana-based manufacturing facility. Plans also call to add up to 15 new jobs by 2020.
Canfor Corp. has officially opened two new pellet plants in British Columbia to produce biofuel from the company's sawmills. A $58 million joint venture with Pacific Bioenergy Corp., the Chetwynd and Fort St. John pellet plants have a combined annual capacity of 175,000 tonnes.
Veneer work can be highly profitable and lead you to new and better customers, but only if you are well-versed in the specialized requirements of veneer. Experts who can illuminate those requirements will be on hand in an all-day symposium on August 23 in Atlanta.
Hardwoods Distribution becomes largest distributor of high-grade hardwood lumber, sheet goods, architectural millwork and non-structural architectural grade building products as it closes on its buyout of Rugby Architectural Building Products assets.
Two weeks after the BREXIT vote, Criswell Davis, architectural marketing manager for Frank Miller Lumber, is in London, England, meeting with some of the world's leading architectural and design firms, including Foster + Partners, KPF, WATG, and Woods Bagot.