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Major sawmill expansions in Henry and Westmoreland Counties in Virginia

Christian Fernsby |
British Columbia-based Teal-Jones Group is investing a total of $31.75 million to expand sawmill and dry kiln operations at two recently acquired lumber mills in Virginia.

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At Pine Products Inc. in Henry County, the company will invest $21 million and create 67 new jobs and at Potomac Supply, LLC in Westmoreland County, the company will invest $10.75 million and create 59 new jobs.

Virginia successfully competed with Oklahoma and Washington for the projects, which will include new equipment and updates to the facilities.

The company is committing to source 100 percent of its net new timber purchases from the Commonwealth, which over the next four years is expected to top $100 million.

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