Charles Ingram Lumber is expanding its existing operations with USD 33 million of capital investment in a new dry kiln at its production site in Effingham, South Carolina, USA.
According to the announcement, the new dry kiln will enable the company to dry an estimated 70 million board feet of lumber.
Furman Brodie, Charles Ingram Lumber Co. Vice President, commented: “Charles Ingram Lumber is excited to be growing our business, at home, in Florence County. This expansion will allow us to better meet the needs of our customers. The support offered by our local and state government has been beneficial in making this expansion possible. This local, family-owned business is striving to be a leader in our industry while protecting our greatest asset, which is our dedicated employees. In the future, we will face many challenges, and our ability to grow our business at this critical time will position us for future growth.”
The company will also begin construction on a new manufacturing line which, over the next several years, will provide a significant amount of the required additional production.
About Charles Ingram Lumber:
The company is a family owned sawmill located in Effingham, South Carolina. It owns timberland where the company grow trees for pulpwood and saw timber. Charles Ingram Lumber also owns and operates a lumber mill which can now produce approximately 120 million board feet of Southern Yellow Pine annually.