Livingston’s R-Y Timber purchased by Sun Mountain Lumber

NBC Montana
January 9, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US West

R-Y Timber of Livingston has announced a recent acquisition by Sun Mountain Lumber of Deer Lodge. The purchase was partially funded through a loan from the Montana Department of Commerce’s Wood Products Revolving Loan Program. Operating for decades, RY Timber closed its mill in Townsend and suffered two fires at its Livingston location. …Sun Mountain Lumber is the largest sawmill in Montana as well as the largest private employer in the Deer Lodge Valley. …“This acquisition is gratifying not just for Livingston and the employees of R-Y Timber,” Mandy Rambo, Acting Director of the Montana Department of Commerce, said. “We’re proud to help good companies find ways to stay open, save jobs and leverage Montana’s abundant natural resources.” Rambo anticipates R-Y Timber will soon be back to being the third-largest employer in Livingston.

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