Westervelt Company, on Friday March 5th , celebrated the completion of their new Thomasville Alabama sawmill facility. In less than 2-years’ time, the mill went from an idea and strategy to a fully operational facility with the shipment of the mill’s first load. The Thomasville facility, located in the North Clarke Industrial Park, will produce 250 million board feet annually. The Clarke County location will take advantage of the proximity of the Westervelt’s timberland and existing customer base. In the coming months, the workforce of 125 will be fully staffed as the second shift starts up in the second quarter of this year. The new facility complements the Westervelt’s flagship lumber facility in Moundville, Ala. In commenting on the new facility Vice President and General Manager of Wood Products Joe Patton said “this has been a challenging year of construction, dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 virus. We have been very fortunate to work with the BID Group that shared our safety concerns and processes so we could safely complete the mill on time.”
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Westervelt Lumber Mill Complete