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American Wood Fibers selects Scotland County for Production Facility

American Wood Fibers to invest $19.5 million and will expand types of products made in Laurinburg. Nov 9, 2020Raleigh, N.C. American Wood Fibers, Inc., a specialty forest products supplier, has selected Scotland County for a new manufacturing site and will create 51...

American Wood Fibers Has Acquired California Wood Shavings

Jamestown, CA — American Wood Fibers has purchased California Wood Shavings, located near the intersection of Highway 108 and J-59. California Wood Shavings, previously owned by Bob Brewster, operates a wood shavings mill out of the former Joe Martin Trucking...

Switch To Pellet Fuel And Slash High Heating Prices

Source: Pellet Fuels Institute Pellet Heat Natural gas to jump 8.2% followed by home heating oil at 6.6% in 2011, according to a recent U.S. Energy Information Administration report, leaving homeowners with high-priced home heating for the coming winter months. For...

Frank H. Faehner 1939 – 2009

Columbia, MD – October 8, 2009 It is with great sadness that American Wood Fibers announces the passing of its founder, Frank Faehner. A pioneer in the concept of total wood waste utilization, Frank founded AWF in 1966 as Eastern Wood Fibers in Jessup Maryland.  With...

Industry News Update

Louis O. Beede & Sons Closes Doors in 2011(Columbia, Maryland) — American Wood Fibers, the nation’s largest producer of wood flour and natural fiber products, is passing along the closing of Louis O. Beede & Sons in Lowell, MA. The company was active in wood...

American Wood Fibers Announces Change In Company Leadership

Columbia, MD, March 7, 2014. CEO General Ed Leland passes the baton to son of company founders American Wood Fibers (AWF) announced today that later this year Stephen J. Faehner, son of company founders Frank and Joy Faehner, will assume the position of Chief...

American Wood Fibers Named 2016 Marion County Industry of the Year

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 5:00 am (Updated: November 9, 5:01 am) American Wood Fibers was awarded the 2016 Marion County Industry of the Year Award Friday, Nov. 4, at the Marion County Industrial Foundation’s annual Industry Appreciation Banquet in Lebanon. ...