Milan Lumber plans $12 million sawmill expansion
February 1, 2021 | 12:51 am UTC
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MILAN, N.H. – Milan Lumber Co. is embarking on a $12 million project to expand and upgrade its softwood sawmill.

According to the Conway Daily Sun, plans include adding a new planer, a fifth dry kiln and new truck scales. In addition, the plant will be expanded to accommodate the new planer. Construction is expected to start in spring.

Milan Lumber’s website states that the family-owned company employs 82 people and rocesses about 70 million board feet of lumber annually from trees procured from forest throughout the northeast.

The New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association awarded Milan Lumber its Outstanding Forest industry Award in 2015.

 

 

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