At our core, Allegheny Wood Products focuses on producing quality hardwood products, and managing forests for our future generations. Find out more about how we are achieving those goals in the news articles below.
Petersburg Dry Kiln Facility recognizes Retirees and Service Anniversaries
On February 22, 2023, employees at the Petersburg Dry Kiln Facility gathered for a luncheon and honored several retirees and recognize two other employees’ 25 year anniversaries.
Employee service recognized at Hazelton Dry Kilns
On March 2, 2023, employees at the Hazelton Dry Kiln Facility gathered for a luncheon to honor two long term employees.
Jonny Batton Recognized for 25 Years Service
On Tuesday February 21, 2023, Jonny Batton was recognized for twenty-five years’ service with AWP. Jonny started with AWP on February 9, 1998 at the Norton Sawmill as a log scaler.
AWP Transportation Team on Hand to Support Grayson Cragg
Truck drivers from throughout West Virginia gathered at Grimes Enterprises LLC in Daily West Virginia on Saturday February 18, 2023, to raise money for Grayson Cragg. Twelve year old Grayson has been battling Chiari malformation, a condition in which brain tissue extends into the spinal canal.
Tara Harper Presents Gavel at Congressional Hearing
When Allegheny Wood Products hosted members of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee at the Petersburg Dry Kiln Facility on February 6, 2023 AWP Controller Tara Harper presented Committee Chairman Representative Jason Smith (MO) with a gavel to use during the hearing.
AWP Hosts U.S. House of Representatives Ways & Means Committee
On Monday February 6,2023 Allegheny Wood Products hosted members of the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee at the Petersburg Dry Kiln Facility. West Virginia Congresswoman Carol Miller, AWP President John Crites II and Phyllis Cole - AWP Government Relations, were all instrumental in the committee choosing AWP Petersburg as the site for this first in a series of field hearings to be held across the United States.
Jordan Bryant Earns Certified Safety Professional Status
On January 20, 2023, AWP Safety and Human Resources Manager Jordan Bryant became a Certified Safety Professional. CSP certification is held by professionals who demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of safety practices and the skills required for practical implementation.
Cowen Sawmill Hosts Chipper Training
During the lumber manufacturing process a portion of each log is removed in the form of slabs and edgings, and cut-offs. These pieces of wood drop to the downstairs area of the mill and are taken by conveyor to a chipper.
IT Specialist Promoted to Assistant IT Director
Joshua Hixenbaugh was recently promoted from Senior IT Specialist to Assistant IT Director. Josh started working at the Kingwood Sawmill in 2013 while finishing his computer schooling.
VP of Operations Reaches 25 Year Milestone
On December 23rd AWP Vice President of Operations Tom Plaugher celebrated his 25th anniversary with the company. As is tradition at AWP Tom was rewarded with a new shotgun to commemorate his twenty -five years of service.