New Specialty Sawmill Planned for St. Helena Parish Louisiana

St. Helena Parish Louisiana, in the Baton Rouge metro area, has over 200,000 acres of forest land and is about to become home to a new $ 90 million specialty sawmill facility. Florida Parishes Forest Products LLC was incorporated in early July and is co-owned by Carlos Lindsey McMorris and Wayne Leroy Hagan, state records show. The company filed economic incentive agreement documentation with the state for the project in early August. When operational in 2022, the mill is expected to have 95 full-time employees and will support a 120 construction jobs while being constructed.

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New $90M sawmill project in St. Helena may employ 95 workers