Rex Lumber Co., Graceville, Fl., has begun site preparation and expects to break ground June 1 on a new $110-million sawmill in Troy, Al.
The state-of-the-art facility will produce at least 240 million bd. ft. of southern yellow pine annually and employ more than 110.
Rex currently operates two sawmills in Florida and one in Brookhaven, Ms., together producing 575 million bd. ft. per year.