Twenty-nine Boise Cascade employees will soon be out of work, as the company announces the closure of their I-Joist facility in Roxboro, North Carolina. The company anticipates discontinuing production by the end of Q1 2020, though inventory shipment may continue into Q3 before all operations cease. In a statement Chris Seymour, VP of Manufacturing operations said that “The I-line team has worked diligently and safely every day. However, costs at Roxboro are not where they need to be in comparison to other Boise Cascade mills. That fact, in conjunction with the single-family housing market trends, have led us to this difficult decision.”
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