Wood processing - Market news and analysis

October 20, 2017

West Virginia Great Barrel Company to build hardwood manufacturing plant in West Virginia

West Virginia Great Barrel Company will build a hardwood manufacturing plant in Greenbrier County. The 90,000-square-foot plant will be situated on a 23-acre site in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. West Virginia Great Barrel Company has been approved for a $6 million loan from the West Virgini...
September 14, 2017

Pujolasos doubles its production capacity

Spain-based Pujolasos, one of the main producers of wooden packaging for perfumery, cosmetic and beverages has increased its production capacity from 25 million of caps to 50 million in only one year, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.The growth is due to the diffe...
August 30, 2017

Builders FirstSource announces Floyd Sherman to step down as CEO at end of year

Builders FirstSource, Inc. announced that CEO Floyd Sherman, age 78, has advised the Company's Board of Directors that he intends to step down as CEO effective January 1, 2018.In accordance with the Company's succession plan, Paul S. Levy, Chairman of the Board, confirmed that the Board intends to a...
August 29, 2017

MacBeath Hardwood expands to California

MacBeath Hardwood has announced the opening of a location in Stockton, California. The lot size is close to three acres, and the warehouse is 63,000 square feet.It is equipped with two dock doors, four grade level doors, and a fenced and paved yard. In addition to the warehouse space, there is 9,200...
August 28, 2017

Conner Industries names David Dixon as CEO

Conner Industries, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has named David A. Dixon CEO of the Company. Previously, Mr. Dixon was the CFO of The Crosby Group, a company owned first by Melrose PLC, a U.K. private equity firm, and then by KKR.Previously, Mr. Dixon was the CEO of Dill Air Controls, ...
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