Florida Land Is Cleared, Sold To Klausner Group

The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners voted to deed a 155 acre property at Live Oak, Fla. for $1, with stipulations, to the Austrian company, Klausner, which plans to build a large southern pine sawmill near the interchange of US 90 West and I-10. Klausner...

Florida Lumber Mill Expected To Bring 350 Jobs

An Austrian lumber company plans to build a $130 million sawmill near Live Oak, Florida employing 350 people, a project touted as a shot in the arm to the local economy while also raising concerns about its impact on the timber supply and competing sawmills as well as...

Huge South Carolina Lumber Mill Could Start Up This Year

Klausner Holding USA’s plans to construct a large lumber mill in Rowesville are taking a little longer to come to fruition than elsewhere, but officials say the project is still under development. Orangeburg County Development Commission Executive Director Gregg...

Klausner May Build Third Sawmill In South Carolina

South Carolina’s Bureau of Air Quality approved an air quality and construction permit for Austria’s Klausner, which, through its U.S.-based office, appears to be moving forward with building a sawmill on 248 acres between Rowesville and Orangeburg. An official...

Klausner Has Faced Challenges In Europe

Klausner, a private Austrian company that operates two sawmills in Germany, draws praise for its lumber milling process and its ambitious efforts in the business world. But it also has had dust-ups with competitors, a skirmish with an environmental group, and...