Courtesy of Biewer Lumber
Biewer Sawmill – Newton, LLC. Announces 2019 Expansion Plans
NEWTON, MS, September 19th, 2018 – Biewer Sawmill – Newton, LLC. is pleased to announce the expansion of their state-of-the-art sawmill facility located in Newton, Mississippi. This $40 million facility expansion will increase sawmill production by over 100 MMBF per year.
“In order to be competitive, you have to keep up with technology and demand. There is no better place than Newton, MS to make this investment,” Tim Biewer, President & CEO of Biewer Lumber said, “we are proud to be part of this great community.”
The updated facility includes an expanded Wood Yard, a third Continuous Kiln, a Stacker and a third Strapper; all designed to support the addition of a second Saw Line. To accommodate the additional production capabilities this expansion will bring 30+ full-time jobs to the City of Newton. “Projects like this are extremely important to the continued growth and prosperity of Newton County.”, stated Michael J. McGrevey, Deputy Director of the Mississippi Development Authority.
Mill expansion is expected to be fully completed by the fall of 2019.
Headquartered in St. Clair, Michigan, Biewer Lumber’s current operating structure includes five sawmills, three pressure-treating plants and a full-service Logistics fleet. Biewer Lumber manufactures and distributes lumber and building materials for use by contractors, builders, and do-it-yourselfers. Biewer customers include retail lumber yards, home centers, and manufacturers throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada.