Boise Cascade to Invest Additional $140MM to Support EWP Growth Strategy

By Boise Cascade Company
January 24, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US East

BOISE, Idaho — Boise Cascade announced new investments in Alabama and Louisiana in support of its engineered wood products (EWP) growth strategy. In Alabama, the Company is adding I-joist production capabilities to its Thorsby EWP mill and converting a plywood layup line to a parallel laminated veneer line at the Chapman plywood facility. …In addition, the Chapman plywood facility extended employment opportunities to approximately 50 of the 80 associates affected by the recently announced Chapman lumber operations curtailment. At its Oakdale, Louisiana facility, major projects planned include the upgrade and redesign of the log utilization center, a new veneer dryer and press, and modification of an existing veneer dryer. These investments are expected to take place over a two-year period.

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