As part of a continuing investment programme at its JJI-Joist plant in Forres, Scotland, James Jones & Sons Ltd has announced that a contract has been placed with US based Globe Machine Manufacturing Co. to supply and install a new high-speed, automated I-Joist assembly line. The total project investment will be almost GBP 7 million.
Angus Macfarlane, General Manager of James Jones & Sons’ Timber Systems Division commented: “The new line will be one of the most advanced in the market place and will allow us to offer customers specification flexibility and product innovation. We anticipate that we will see JJI-Joists coming off the new line in 4Q 2018.”
James Jones & Sons Ltd is the UK’s most diversified, family owned timber processor.