EFFINGHAM, S.C. -- Charles Ingram Lumber Co., a family-owned sawmill, is expanding its existing operations in Effingham. With $33 million of capital investment, the company is expected to create 22 new jobs, according to areadevelopment.com.
Charles Ingram Lumber owns timberland where trees are grown for pulpwood and saw timber. The company also operates a lumber mill, which produces approximately 120 million board feet of Southern Yellow pine annually.
The company will be adding a new dry kiln this year, which will enable them to dry an estimated 70 million board feet of lumber. The company will also begin construction on a new manufacturing line which, over the next several years, will provide a significant amount of the required additional production.