Two Rivers Lumber to Build Second Sawmill Facility in Kellyton, AL

Two Rivers Lumber Co. plans to build second sawmill in Alabama with an investment of $115 million in Kellyton, Business Alabama reported (4-11-24).

The new facility will specialize in the production of Southern yellow pine dimensional lumber. Upon completion the mill will employ 130 full-time employees.

Construction on the sawmill is set to begin in June, with completion scheduled for August 2025. The construction efforts will be led by Peak North America. To support the project, Lake Martin Area Industrial Development Alliance is donating 110 acres of land, valued at $2.2 million. In addition, AIDT will provide training services to the company.

Two Rivers was established by the McElroy family, owners of McElroy Truck Lines in Cuba, Alabama, and Roy Geiger, the owner of Sumter Timber in Jefferson, Alabama. The company opened its first sawmill in Marengo County in 2017. That facility has an annual capacity of 200 million board feet and 145 full-time employees, Business Alabama reported.

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