“It is always a good idea for hardwood sawmills to constantly analyze how they can grow their people, benefit from automation and improve lumber yields.” That’s why we’re spotlighting a recent article distributed by HMA member, Baillie Lumber Company. Here’s an excerpt from, “4 Recommended areas of focus for Hardwood Sawmills.”
“Sawing Strategies and Product Mix
Be flexible. We all know we are in a supply and demand industry. Just because we always saw a specific species or a specific thickness doesn’t always mean it is the best thing for the business today.
Be a student of the industry. Analyze the markets. Determine if your supply chain can be improved, or if there is an unmet need or under-produced product in the marketplace you can profitably fill. If you find there is this area of focus, it could open up a whole world of opportunity.”
There is much to be said about learning from the experience of others. For the entire article, visit www.baillie.com.