Kalispell Chamber of Commerce, Convention & Visitor Bureau issued the following announcement.
This event is Kalispell’s contribution to Montana Wood Products week and has been running for nearly 30 years. Please arrive at the Kalispell chamber by 12:30 for a short briefing and distribution of safety equipment.
Weyerhaeuser Tour: Visitors will tour the largest Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) plant under one roof in North America which showcases state of the art technology and Weyerhaeuser’s dedicated workforce. The plant uses residual wood fiber, which is refined and processed into engineered wood products used across North America. These include specialty products in niche markets such as architectural doors, cabinets, engineered wood flooring, store fixtures, and office furniture. At Weyerhaeuser MDF, teams work to reliably lead the industry in safety, quality, service, and financial results, while developing their people and supporting local communities. Employees serve on local advisory committees for Weyerhaeuser’s Giving Fund and develop funding priorities within four focus areas to support and meet unique needs in local communities. Limit 20 people. Closed toed shoes required. No loose fitting clothing.
Many parts of this tour are outdoors. Please wear closed toed shoes and remember to dress for the weather.
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
Join F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Co. for a tour of their Halfmoon sawmill facility in Columbia Falls. Established in 1912, Stoltze is the oldest family-owned, continuously operating forest product company in the state of Montana. See how their employees utilize cutting-edge technology coupled with old-fashioned know-how to transform logs into not only lumber but renewable energy and feedstock for other engineered wood products. The 90-minute tour will give an overview of the entire operation including the sawmill complex, planer complex, and power plant (co-gen) complex.
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