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Virginia Sawmill Business a Leader In Producing Crossties for Railroads

KEYSVILLE, Virginia — When Tim Tucker started a sawmill business in the mid-1980s, he focused on cutting pine lumber. Little did he realize that...

Dry Mill Grading for Shop Products

The desire to automate the grading process to improve recovery for its Shop products, and the scarcity of qualified graders led Neiman Enterprises to...

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...

Carriage Optimization Builds Throughput, Recovery And Satisfaction

With a primary goal to increase throughput, Waipapa Pine took their carriage log breakdown from a fully manual process, to fully optimized. They’ve greatly...

Improvements Keep Pennyrile Sawmill On the Cutting Edge: Upgrades to Cleereman Headrig Include Scanning...

The company has made important upgrades to its head rig -- which runs a circular saw-and related improvements in recent years. Several key suppliers...

JoeScan’s New JS-25 X6B Scanner Makes It Easier to Upgrade Obsolete Carriage Scanning Systems 

The JS-25 X6B was engineered to make it easy for optimizers and sawmills to upgrade obsolete carriage scanning systems, often reusing the existing scan...

New Plant Designs and Energy Concerns

Energy consultant Ralph Russell explains how installing equipment and setting it up right can improve your bottom line for years to come.   When it comes...

Sawmill Revival: Colorado Mill’s New High Speed Lease on Life

Montrose Forest Products revitalized with modern, high speed trimmer, sorter and stacker line.   While there has been a move toward consolidation among lumber producers there...

New Mill Design Exceeds Production Expectations at Copiah Lumber

CRYSTAL SPRINGS, Mississippi — One good experience often leads to another. For Craig Pyron and John Pyron, the co-owners of Copiah Lumber Company, Inc.,...

Is Your Dry Kiln Wasting ENERGY?

Dennis Clay, a well known lumber drying consultant, has written a series concerning the waste of energy in kiln drying. The first part appeared...
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