Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced capital investments of $50 million in its wood products operations, including: $22 million to modernize equipment at the Senneterre, Quebec sawmill; $13 million at the Thunder Bay/Fort William First Nation, Ontario sawmill to increase capacity by up to 40MMBF with new equipment and modifications to the fiber flow; and $15 million at the Glenwood, Ark. and Cross City Fla. sawmills to support fiber optimization and overall efficiency. The Cross City investment will also increase capacity by up to 20MMBF.
The improvements at the U.S. sawmills build on the previously announced investments associated with the restart of the El Dorado, Ark. sawmill. The company anticipates completing all the projects by the end of the third quarter of 2022.
The Z-Trak2 family ushers in a new era of 5GigE 3D profile sensors for high-speed, in-line real-time lumber measurement and inspection. Offering 2,000 points per profile, all Z-Trak2 models are factory calibrated and offered with either blue or red eye safe lasers to suit various surface properties and operating environments. All sensors are housed in IP67 enclosures for harsh environments and come bundled with Teledyne’s Sherlock 8 —a point-and-click, rapid application development software package…
Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing July 2022 – Do you want to get confused? Let’s go to Diboll, Texas. Here you’ll find the Georgia-Pacific sawmill, which is our cover story this issue as written by Senior Editor Jessica Johnson…
Officials with D.R. Johnson Lumber report the company’s Prairie City, Ore. sawmill was back up and running the second week in July. Prairie Wood Products, a division of D.R. Johnson Lumber Co., had been idled since 2009 due to economic downturn pressures…
Richmond, BC-headquartered and privately held holding company, Paper Excellence Group, a manufacturer of pulp and paper products with seven facilities in Canada, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Domtar Corp. is acquiring Montreal-based…
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