Midwest exhibited at the Shanghai, China FMC tradeshow in Sept 2018. This show was focused on customer prospects and current customers such as furniture manufacturers and lumber distributors from all over China. The show booth was led by Midwest Export Sales Manager, Bill Long, and China Sales Manager Roger Ji. The exhibit was located in the AHEC pavilion where many US Lumber manufacturers held booth positions as well.
Reedsburg Hardwoods, subsidiary of Midwest Hardwood, added 350/MBF of Kilns with new Lignomat Controls. With the addition, Reedsburg Hardwoods has 1.3/MMBF kiln drying capacity, 600/MBF Pre-drying capacity, and 100/MBF Walnut Steaming capacity.
Reedsburg Hardwoods dries multiple northern species and thicknesses. Reedsburg produces premium proprietary grades of walnut lumber. These grades include Rift and Quartered, 90/70, 90/90, Veneer Quality and Red Oak rules walnut. Reedsburg Hardwoods maintains a Kanban inventory system of Shelf (Distribution Center) items specializing in quick ship mixed truck loads shipments. Shelf items ship in less than 48 hours.