The Athol Division of Idaho Forest Group is located in beautiful North Idaho. The mill is surrounded by tree covered mountains, Lake Pend Oreille, and nearby Farragut State Park in the growing town of Athol, ID. The mill specializes finger jointing trim ends into new studs that will be exported around the world for the booming construction industry. This site can produce up to 30 million board feet per year, joining Idaho Forest Group’s other production facilities in setting the industry standards for manufacturing efficiency.
This 248-acre facility, located just north of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, is a technologically advanced mill producing up to 280 million board feet of lumber per year. Dimensions range from 2×4 through 2×12 up to 20-foot lengths. Customers include major home centers, construction suppliers and retailers across North America and the globe.
Located in North-Central Idaho, this facility is designed with exceptional flexibility to make a multitude of products, producing up to 250 million board feet per year for the world market. The mill creates 2×4 through 2×8 high quality dimensional lumber up to 16 feet from Douglas Fir and White Fir, as well as 1×4 to 1×8 Ponderosa Pine and Spruce/Lodgepole, and a small volume of Cedar and Idaho White Pine specialty products. The plant sells chips, sawdust, hog fuel, and shavings to regional pulp and paper producers, horse bedding suppliers, decorative bark producers and wood pellet manufacturers.
Surrounded by river and mountains near Priest River, Idaho, this high-tech site can produce up to 240 million board feet per year, joining Idaho Forest Group’s other production facilities in setting the industry standards for manufacturing efficiency. The mill specializes in high quality Douglas Fir for export around the world, along with Idaho White Pine boards and premium grade Inland Cedar products.
Located adjacent to the Clearwater River in Lewiston, Idaho, this mill was one of the first large mills built in the region. Originally built in the early 1920s, the mill covers more than 180 acres of land. The mill consists of two sawing lines, including a HewSaw SL250 3.4 installed in 2014, a log merchandising and sorting line also installed in 2014, and a large log saw line. Further updates were made in 2016 with the addition of a CT log scanning system and a new planer mill. The mill produces 2×4 through 2×12 lumber, up to 20 feet long, with a capacity of more than 300 million board feet per year. Targeted wood species include Douglas Fir/Larch and Hem Fir.
Located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho, just 30 miles south of the Canadian border, this facility covers 318 acres with a 48-acre satellite yard opposite the plant. As a dedicated stud mill, the plant is capable of 200 million board feet per year, creating the highest quality stud products in 8 and 9-foot lengths as well as railroad ties and 1×4 boards.
Nestled alongside the scenic Clark Fork river in Mineral County, Montana, this facility sits on 81 acres while producing 100 million board feet of lumber per year. With a current focus on 9’ lumber, this stud mill produces 2×6, 2×4, and 1×4 with 2×3 capacity coming soon. As the first facility outside of Idaho, there is a great focus to continue the manufacturing excellence Idaho Forest Group has come to be known for in the wood products industry.