are loaded onto the infeed deck to the cut-off saw. The operator
cuts the cants into various lengths as determined by customer
cants then enter the gangsaw. The operator planes the cants to
the correct height and cuts the cants into various widths. With
the gangsaw, our operators are able to cross-cut, plane, and rip
through the wood all in one pass.
waste product is turned into wood chips, dust and planer shavings
and are sold to various markets. Our mills do not waste any part
of the wood product.
lumber moves along a conveyor belt to the lumber stackers who
sort the lumber according to width and length.
stacks of lumber are placed in straight rows according to size
on the concrete pad by a towmotor. The lumber will remain on the
concrete pad until the nail building needs a particular size to
of pallets are built daily. The lumber is selected for each pallet
from the concrete pad and placed at each machine. The machine
operators fill the hoppers with lumber. Each operator will build
a few pallets for inspection to ensure the pallets meet the customer's
nailing machines are programmed by the machine operator to build
selected pallets. The Uni-matic builds single-face skids using
two operators. The Turbo-max nailer is a computer-controlled high
production machine that produces approximately 300 double-face
pallets per hour. It is fully automated with machine stacking,
making us capable of producing three truck loads of pallets per
shift, ready for delivery.
also repair and build specialty pallets with hand gun nailers.
are stacked and stored
completed pallet will follow a conveyor chain to the automatic
stacker, where pallets are automatically stacked to the recommended
count and set out on rollers.
stack of pallets is picked up by a towmotor and set down to be
stenciled and banded if required by the customer.
completed stacks of pallets are taken out on the yard by a towmotor
and placed in the assigned area.
pallets are loaded on a truck and shipped to customers in various
industries such as the auto, steel, military, heavy equipment
and European industries. All pallet loads are checked for quality