New River Hardwoods to invest $3.8 million in its Roan Mountain, Tennessee, operations

New River Hardwoods, Inc. will invest $3.8 million in its operations in Roan Mountain, Tennessee, according to a company press release.

New River Hardwoods plans to create approximately 25 manufacturing and production jobs in Carter County. The company will install new equipment and convert its Roan Mountain log yard into a lumber manufacturing facility.

Headquartered in Beckley, West Virginia, New River Hardwoods operates facilities in Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee. The company began lumber production in 1991 and produces more than 40 million board feet of high quality hardwood lumber annually.

In addition to its Roan Mountain location, New River Hardwood operates millworks, dry kilns and sawmill facilities in Mountain City, Tennessee, a sawmill near Cumberland Gap, Tennessee as well as a log and lumberyard in Erwin, Tennessee.

Source: Lesprom Network