Category Archives: Mill Operations

Keep Up With The Latest At Our Locations!

It’s the last month of 2016 and we continue to bring exciting news and new products to all of our facilities. Each one has something very amazing to share that will bring a wider variety and faster order processing for our customer’s benefit.
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Florida Breaking Ground For New Kiln & Wood Slab Expansion

This week our Sarasota, FL facility broke ground for a new kiln and an extensive wood slab production space. The new wood slab space will provide us with more area to store and air-dry a greater selection of wood slabs. The 10,000-board-foot dehumidifying kiln will bring our company-wide drying capabilities to 600,000 board feet. This includes dehumidification, vacuum, and conventional steam kilns.
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Improvements Continue in Brazil

Our new mill in Brazil needed some upgrades. Some of the machines were neglected and needed refurbishing. Others were beyond repair and were replaced.

We started doing work on a massive boiler that will power 11 dry kilns capable of drying 500,000 board feet of hardwood per month. This behemoth was torn down to its frame; we replaced all tubes, valves, controls, and fire brick to make it operate like new.
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