Washington D.C. – Grants worth approximately $13 million are available to support market innovation in wood products and wood energy.
The Oct. 19 announcement from Deputy Agriculture Secretary Jewel Bronaugh came during a “Leaders for the Built Environment” virtual event and kicks off National Forest Products Week as proclaimed by President Biden.
The Angelina Forest Products turnkey facility has been producing southern yellow pine lumber products since late 2019 and is expected to progress toward a full production capacity of approximately 305 million board feet over the next three to four years.
The manufacturer of Eureka MDF has entered into a PSA while pursuing a sale of the company. CalPlant said it will continue to operate during the process without disruption to vendors, customers, or employees.
Sierra Pacific Industries has completed its acquisition of Seneca, giving the forest products producer more than 2.3 million acres of sustainably managed timberlands, 18 sawmills and eight renewable biomass energy cogeneration facilities, along with millwork and windows operations.
As business resumes following the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers must work smarter, and faster than their competitors while providing customer service, quality, and added value to the wood products. What follows are some of the methods put in place by the 2021 WOOD 100.
Drax Group has begun construction on the second of three satellite pellet plants in Arkansas. Located in Russellville, Pope County, the new facility is part of a $40 million project and is expected to be operational in 2022.