Interfor Corporation plans to invest $16.5 million to upgrade it’s sawmill in Meldrim, Georgia. The project is scheduled to be completed in December of 2018.
The project is focused on debottlenecking the back-end of the operation and includes the installation of one new continuous lumber drying kiln and upgrades to the planer mill.
Lumber production is expected to increase by 50% in addition to improving product quality and mill efficiency.
Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. The Company has annual production capacity of 3 billion board feet.