18 十月, 19:46
Two Rivers Lumber Co. plans to invest $65 million to build a state of the art sawmill in Demopolis, Alabama, that will create 55 jobs initially and a total of 95 eventually.
Two Rivers Lumber is a new operation, and this is the company’s first mill. The new mill will be located just south of where the Black Warrior and Tombigbee rivers come together, inspiring the company’s name. Two Rivers plans to produce all sizes of Southern Yellow Pine dimensional lumber and market it throughout the United States.
“We are excited about building a new sawmill in west Alabama and what it will mean to local land owners as well as bringing quality manufacturing jobs to the area,” said Jay McElroy, a principal in Two Rivers. “Planning began over a year ago and this project would not be possible without support from the City of Demopolis, the State of Alabama, and our lender, Alabama Ag Credit.
Two Rivers has contracted with Bid Group to design and build the sawmill. Upon completion, the mill will have an annual capacity of 200 million board feet. Construction is slated to begin in January 2017, with mill production expected to begin in September 2017.