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AMERICAN WOOD FIBERS ANNOUNCES THE STRATEGIC ACQUISITION OF LOST COAST FOREST PRODUCTS

Columbia, MD, February 26, 2015

Stephen Faehner, President and CEO of American Wood Fibers, Inc. (AWF) and Geoff Freidman, President of Lost Coast Forest Products (LCFP) are excited to announce the acquisition of LCFP by AWF. LCFP is a market leader and national supplier of USDA approved, kiln dried packaged firewood and accessories in the U.S., and AWF is the largest U.S. manufacturer of wood shavings, wood flour, and other natural fiber products.

"The integration of Lost Coast’s products into the AWF family of products will complement our current assortment and make the purchasing of firewood, kindling and holiday forest products easier and more efficient. It will also significantly expand our customer's options for purchasing a variety of hearth and home, agricultural, and other products." said Mr. Faehner. Mr. Freidman added "We look forward to continuing to offer the high quality products and superior level of service both AWF and LCFP are known for with our business partners."

American Wood Fibers was founded in 1966 and is a market leader in the field of specialty forest products. The company offers large and small animal beding, industrial wood flour, and premium wood pellet and firewood products. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, AWF has ten manufacturing sites across the continental USA.

For more information, contact Rich Whiting, VP Sales and Marketing, 443-545-1921, rwhiting@awf.com