PEACH BOTTOM, PA—Stoltzfus Forest Products, located here, began installation of two, new 37,000 board foot dry kilns manufactured by SII Dry Kilns of Lexington, NC in March. The new kilns were expected to be operational by the end of May. The mill plans to add a Walnut steamer and a third kiln in the near future.
According to Benuel Stoltzfus, owner and lumber salesman, “The new dry kilns will allow the company to tap into new markets and will give us more market flexibility.”
Stoltzfus Forest Products manufactures more than six million board feet of No. 2 Common and Better grade lumber annually. Species include Red and White Oak, White Ash, Birch, Soft Maple, Cherry, Poplar, Walnut, and Hickory in 4/4 to 16/4 thicknesses.
Stoltzfus Forest Products is a member of the National Hardwood Lumber Association and the Pennsylvania Forest Products Association.
For more information, go to www.stoltzfusforestproducts.com.