Gregory Pallet and Lumber Co. will invest $3.4 million to upgrade and open its first location in North Carolina. When completed, it will create 25 full-time jobs in the area.
Components & Sourcing
Expansions, acquisitions, improved communications and changes in workplace procedures, are just a few of the ways these WOOD 100 firms grew sales and improved business during the pandemic.
Lean manufacturing, teamwork, training, new technology, and innovation are helping these woodworking manufacturers increase production while improving quality and efficiency.
Investing in technology can improve quality and speed production. What follows are some of the machinery and supply investments put in place by the 2021 WOOD 100.
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.
Will Sampson, editorial director of Woodworking Network/FDMC Magazine, interviews Jeff Wagner, Executive Chairman at CalPlant, about the company's new MDF product Eureka at the recent AWFS 2021 in Las Vegas. Eureka is made from renewable post-harvest rice straw.
By David Biggs
When asked what industries they sell to, 84.6% of respondents sell to the residential cabinetry and closets market, primarily cabinetry parts, doors and drawers.
The $550,000 investment includes upgrades to the gang rip and glue lines.