Georgia-Pacific said it will begin construction immediately on a $100 million lumber production facility in Talladega, Alabama. The plant is scheduled for startup in late 2018.
MARSHALL, Texas - Master WoodCraft Cabinetry is finishing up a $2 million expansion that the cabinet manufacturer said will increase capacity by 15 percent and add 35 jobs. "Business is very good. We're doing this to meet our customers' needs," COO Mark Trexler told local media. The expansion will add a third production line at the company's main facility in Marshall, Texas. Also planned is an additional parts department and shipping area.
Chinese furniture components manufacturer Jiecang Linear Motion Technology Co., operating in the U.S. as J-Star Motion, will invest $4.9 million in a new manufacturing plant that will employ 122 workers.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Carter Lumber will open a $10 million Kight Home Center manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, creating 50 jobs in the area. Founded in 1932, in Akron, Ohio, the family-owned Carter Lumber is reportedly the fifth largest lumberyard in the United States, operating 150 locations across 12 states under four branded divisions: Carter Lumber, Holmes Lumber Co., Kight Home Center and Kempsville Building Materials.
Egger Group has announced plans to build its first U.S. particleboard plant in Lexington, North Carolina. The multi-phase project expected to cost about $700 million, and will create 770 jobs.
Ashley Furniture broke ground on a 465,000 sq.ft. expansion, adding an e-commerce fulfillment and distribution center in Leesport, Pennsylvania.
Canadian cabinet manufacturer Armoires Fabritec will receive more than $18 million in loans from the government to help finance a $50 million expansion
Expanded production of acpi's Studio Full Access frameless cabinetry will begin in July with the startup of a 200,000-square-foot second manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania. The frameless line is sold under the Advanta Cabinets brand for the multifamily housing market.
EuroContempo Cabinetry LLC is investing more than $10 million to build a 72,000-square-foot high-tech manufacturing facility in Mesa, Arizona.