The Dexter Mill had not operated for years and had fallen into disrepair until it was foreclosed on by the county last September.
Marsh Lumber, Clarksburg, W.V., has been purchased by Chuck Kersting, allowing previous owner Arlis Marsh to retire.
The industry’s leading price reporting agency, Random Lengths, Eugene, Or., has been acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor, the European parent company of RISI, Inc., Boston, Ma., for $18.2 million.
As part of its ongoing transition following last year’s acquisition of Headwaters Inc., Boral is consolidating its siding, trim, shutters and accessories under a single division—Boral Building Products.
RoyOMartin, Alexandria, La., will invest $8 million at its Chopin, La., plywood and solid wood plant to install a new dry kiln designed to increase timber production.
Westlake Ace Hardware has signed a lease to open a new location this fall in Bonner Springs, Ks.
Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., will build a new state-of-the-art lumber production facility in Albany-Dougherty County, Ga. Construction on the $150-million, 320,000-sq. ft. mill is scheduled to begin in 2018 with an anticipated start-up in late fall 2019.
Mountain Top Timber Products, Coeburn, Va., will construct a sawmill, dry kilns, and wood chipping plant in Dungannon, Va.