Companies in the timber industry / Daily News / Wood construction / Global / North America
December 9, 2014

Georgia-Pacific expands LVL production

Georgia-Pacific will invest approximately US$6 million at its Thorsby, Alabama, engineered lumber operations to expand production capacity of laminated veneer lumber (LVL). Improvements include upgrading the press system's lay-up line and veneer sheet feeders, as well as increasing overall veneer dryer capacity and efficiency. Project completion is expected by the second quarter of 2015.    "As the housing market continues a slow, but steady improvement, we are investing in our building products division to ensure our ability to meet growing customer needs," said Paul Watterson, general manager for Georgia-Pacific's engineered lumber ...

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