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Lean Thinking Tools Can Help Loggers and Sawmills Decrease Waste

Researchers at Virginia Tech just completed a project funded by the Wood Supply Research Institute (WSRI) where we looked at economic activities from stumpage...
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Cedar Producer Builds Business in British Columbia: Valley View Industries Switches to Wood-Mizer Sawmill...

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia — Valley View Industries makes cedar lumber building products and also contracts to construct small building projects using cedar....
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USNR Kiln Boss Advancements, Other Technology Improve Drying Efficiency, Lumber Quality

The latest advancements in lumber drying technology from USNR combine with configuration flexibility to provide a dry kiln system uniquely suited to a company’s...
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Wood-Mizer Kiln Kits Provide Affordable, Profitable Lumber Drying

There are many benefits to drying your own lumber. First of all, properly dried lumber typically sells for more than 30 percent higher than...
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New Valutec Kiln Control System Automates, Optimizes Drying

Valutec, a supplier of lumber dry kilns and control systems, announced the launch of its Valmatics 4.0 control system, which will enable sawmills around...
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Small Kentucky Sawmill Growing With Two Dry Kilns from iDry

LEXINGTON, Kentucky — David Hollingsworth was retired until he decided to start a small sawmill business with an acquaintance almost half his age. Their...
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Hardwood Leader Adds Drying Capacity to West Virginia Yard

HAZELTON, West Virginia – Allegheny Wood Products, a leading manufacturer of hardwood lumber, recently added drying capacity at one of its concentration yards, turning...
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Maine Lumber Producer Continues Making Upgrades To Sawmills That Cut Spruce and Eastern White...

HANCOCK, Maine – Pleasant River Lumber has continued to upgrade a sawmill it acquired a few years ago. This year the company has added...
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South Carolina Hardwood Mill Shifts Strategy, Adds Dry Kiln

RIDGEVILLE, South Carolina — Ashley River Lumber Company has gone through a number of permutations over the years. Now the company has shifted away...

North Carolina Sawmill Reaping Benefits of New Resaw System

ROPER, North Carolina — With an aging linebar resaw that required a team to keep it going, Mackeys Ferry Sawmill knew it was time...
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