News in mill capacity changes

Lack of Available U.S. Forest Service Timber for Sale in the Black Hills Forces Neiman Enterprises to Close Hill City South Dakota Sawmill

Neiman Enterprises has announced that after 53 years of continuous operation, the company has decided to shutter its Hill City, South Dakota sawmill. In discussing the closure, Jim D. Neiman, President of Neiman Enterprises said, the mill closure is outside of the company’s control and comes as the result of a reduction in the amount of timber being sold by the U.S. Forest Service in the Black Hills.

Industry Veteran Helps to Turn Potential into a Reality at Northern Ontario Sawmill

Despite having ‘retired’ in 2005, Frank Dottori, the founder of Tembec Inc., continues to pursue opportunities in the forest products industry. His most recent as the CEO of White River Forest Products (WRFP) located in White River Ontario and WRC Timber — the mills parent company. The WRFP mill was shut down for seven years before WRC Timber bought the mill in 2013.

Peak Industries Finger Joint Mill Hopes to Help Meet the Rising Demand for Lumber and Housing in Texas

Peak Industries finger joint mill held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday (3-3-21), the first the company says of many ongoing opportunities on the Cranbrook B.C. industrial site. The finger joint mill is located on the former industrial land owned by Tembec, which Peak purchases in November of 2020 for $6 million from the City of Cranbrook.