RoyOMartin is investing $8 million to increase production at its plywood and solid wood plant near Natchitoches.<br />The company said Monday it's installing a new dry kiln
to increase timber production at the facility in Chopin.
A newly installed continuous dry kiln
at EACOM's Timmins sawmill is expected to increase output and improve energy efficiency, giving the company a competitive edge as it battles against countervailing and anti-dumping duties imposed by the U.S.
As a result, the new dry kiln
technology at the heart of the modernized facility will use approximately 42 percent less fuel, produce 40 percent less solid waste and consume less water, making the new facility even more efficient.
Steam and electrical consumption in a commercial scale lumber dry kiln
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In its first investment plan, the Sebuku Group will build a number of production facilities such as rotary dry kiln
, coal upgrading station, and coal mill on the island of Sebuku, South Kalimantan.
Handheld moisture meters check for the correct moisture content when the lumber comes out of the dry kiln
and before It is used In production.
The addition of a state-of-the-art dry kiln
facility in Winesburg, OH, in 2007 enabled WCP to vertically integrate its production process and improve turn-around time.
of El Dorado, the project involves the installation of a new fuel silo and dual-path continuous dry kiln
at the 75-worker mill.
The facility is situated on 10 acres and consists of a small administrative trailer, shop and a dry kiln
. The current lease amount is $1,275 per month.
But now say that the 2x4, instead of going to the lumber yard, goes to a dry kiln
to get the moisture out, then to another mill where it is laminated, then to us to be processed into a home-building product.
The company makes hardwood caskets in Batesville, as well as at plants in New Hampshire and Mississippi, and it operates a dimension mill and dry kiln
facility in Mississippi.
Among the improvements include adding another dry kiln
and constructing a new 340-foot long planer mill, outfitted with the latest technology, with plans to make machine stress-related lumber.