304.257.1082

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P.O. BOX 867 Airport Rd Petersburg, WV 26847

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Operations

Whether manufacturing green lumber, kiln dried lumber, or hardwood pellets, Allegheny Wood Products’ operations are focused on the company’s goal: to safely provide superior hardwood products to the world.

Our eight sawmill locations have a total production capacity in excess of 200 million board feet (471,940 cubic meters).

Our kiln drying facilities have annual production exceeding 75 million board feet (176,978 cubic meters).

AWP is committed, not only to producing quality hardwood products, but to producing hardwood products safely and in an environmentally sound manner.

AWP is committed, not only to producing quality hardwood products, but to producing hardwood products safely. The AWP Princeton West Virginia sawmill is recognized as an OSHA VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) Star site. This is a partnership between the AWP Princeton and OSHA to ensure the highest quality safety and working standards at this facility. This is the only hardwood sawmill in the United States holding the VPP Star site designation. On November 6, 2009, all AWP facilities received FSC® Chain of Custody Certification. This certification assures customers that AWP forestry and procurement practices are both sustainable and legal.

Sawmills

AWP Sawmill Log
AWP Sawmill

Increasing demand for our products has been a growing trend for AWP, and with state-of-the-art optical scanning and thin kerf technology we are able to efficiently maximize both grade and volume yields at all sawmills.

Our eight sawmill locations have a total production capacity in excess of 200 million board feet (471,940 cubic meters) and produce lumber from all the popular Appalachian Hardwood species such as Red and White Oak, Poplar, Hard and Soft Maple, Cherry, Walnut, and Hickory.

AWP’s dedication to producing hardwood products safely has resulted in our Princeton West Virginia facility gaining recognition as an OSHA VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) Star site. This is the only hardwood sawmill in the United States designated as a VPP Star site.

Sawmill
Locations

Riverton
Located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, the Riverton sawmill was purchased in 1973. Riverton is the original AWP sawmill. The Riverton sawmill produces upwards of 20 million board feet per year. One loader operator and log scaler receive approximately 20 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 1.5 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 600 loads of sawdust, 350 loads of bark, and 1,000 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Riverton location.
Cowen
Located in Webster County, West Virginia, the Cowen sawmill was purchased in 2011. The Cowen sawmill produces upwards of 24 million board feet per year. Two loader operators and two log scalers receive approximately 20 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 1.5 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 750 loads of sawdust, 550 loads of bark, and 1200 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Cowen location.
Norton
Located in Randolph County, the Norton sawmill was built in 1998. The sawmill has production capacity upwards of 40 million board feet per year. Three loader operators and two log scalers can receive approximately 14 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 2 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products can include 1000 loads of sawdust, 700 loads of bark, and 1600 loads of chips annually.
Beckley
Located in Central West Virginia, the Beckley sawmill was purchased in 2014. The Beckley sawmill produces upwards of 28 million board feet per year. Four loader operators and one log scaler receive approximately 29 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 2 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 600 loads of sawdust, 625 loads of bark, and 1,100 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Beckley location.
Princeton
Located in Mercer County, West Virginia, the Princeton sawmill was purchased in 2004. Two loader operators and two scalers receive approximately 15 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 3 million board feet (Doyle scale). The sawmill produces upwards of 26 million board feet per year. Sawmill by-products include 1000 loads of sawdust, 700 loads of bark, and 975 loads of chips annually. AWP Princeton is the only hardwood sawmill in the US with OSHA VPP certification. (Occupational Safety and Health Administration Voluntary Protection Program).
Smoot
Located in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, the Smoot sawmill was purchased in 2014. The sawmill produces upwards of 20 million board feet per year. Three loader operators and three log scalers receive approximately 15 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 900,000 board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products can include 800 loads of sawdust, 400 loads of bark, and 1000 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Smoot location.
Kingwood
Located in Preston County, West Virginia, the Kingwood sawmill was purchased in 1992. The sawmill runs two shifts and produces upwards of 44 million board feet per year. Five loader operators and two log scalers receive approximately 35 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 2 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 1040 loads of sawdust, 720 loads of bark, and 1560 loads of chips annually, which are transferred to Appalachian Wood Pellets to be made into hardwood pellets.
Jacksonburg
Located in Wetzel County, West Virginia, the Jacksonburg sawmill was purchased in 2014. The sawmill has an annual production capacity of 12.5 million board feet. Two loader operators and two log scalers receive approximately 6 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 700,000 board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 583 loads of sawdust, 625 loads of bark, and 1,116 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Jacksonburg location.
Riverton

Located in Pendleton County, West Virginia, the Riverton sawmill was purchased in 1973. Riverton is the original AWP sawmill. The Riverton sawmill produces upwards of 20 million board feet per year. One loader operator and log scaler receive approximately 20 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 1.5 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 600 loads of sawdust, 350 loads of bark, and 1,000 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Riverton location.

Cowen
Located in Webster County, West Virginia, the Cowen sawmill was purchased in 2011. The Cowen sawmill produces upwards of 24 million board feet per year. Two loader operators and two log scalers receive approximately 20 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 1.5 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 750 loads of sawdust, 550 loads of bark, and 1200 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Cowen location.
Norton
Located in Randolph County, the Norton sawmill was built in 1998. The sawmill has production capacity upwards of 40 million board feet per year. Three loader operators and two log scalers can receive approximately 14 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 2 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products can include 1000 loads of sawdust, 700 loads of bark, and 1600 loads of chips annually.
Beckley

Located in Central West Virginia, the Beckley sawmill was purchased in 2014. The Beckley sawmill produces upwards of 28 million board feet per year. Four loader operators and one log scaler receive approximately 29 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 2 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 600 loads of sawdust, 625 loads of bark, and 1,100 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Beckley location.

Princeton
Located in Mercer County, West Virginia, the Princeton sawmill was purchased in 2004. Two loader operators and two scalers receive approximately 15 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 3 million board feet (Doyle scale). The sawmill produces upwards of 26 million board feet per year. Sawmill by-products include 1000 loads of sawdust, 700 loads of bark, and 975 loads of chips annually. AWP Princeton is the only hardwood sawmill in the US with OSHA VPP certification. (Occupational Safety and Health Administration Voluntary Protection Program).
Smoot

Located in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, the Smoot sawmill was purchased in 2014. The sawmill produces upwards of 20 million board feet per year. Three loader operators and three log scalers receive approximately 15 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 900,000 board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products can include 800 loads of sawdust, 400 loads of bark, and 1000 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Smoot location.

Kingwood

Located in Preston County, West Virginia, the Kingwood sawmill was purchased in 1992. The sawmill runs two shifts and produces upwards of 44 million board feet per year. Five loader operators and two log scalers receive approximately 35 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 2 million board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 1040 loads of sawdust, 720 loads of bark, and 1560 loads of chips annually, which are transferred to Appalachian Wood Pellets to be made into hardwood pellets.

Jacksonburg
Located in Wetzel County, West Virginia, the Jacksonburg sawmill was purchased in 2014. The sawmill has an annual production capacity of 12.5 million board feet. Two loader operators and two log scalers receive approximately 6 loads of logs per day. Log yard capacity is 700,000 board feet (Doyle scale). Sawmill by-products include 583 loads of sawdust, 625 loads of bark, and 1,116 loads of chips annually. Our office houses all administrative employees and our forestry staff for the Jacksonburg location.

Dry Kiln
Locations

Our kiln drying facilities have annual production exceeding 75 million board feet (176,978 cubic meters).

All AWP drying operations are fueled by wood waste boilers utilizing sawdust from company sawmills. Whether on air drying yards, in pre-dryers, or kilns, extra care is taken to provide the proper seasoning of all lumber during the drying process. Trained and experienced lumber inspectors grade each board after kiln drying providing customers with the highest quality hardwood lumber. All lumber is tallied using Vision Tally® equipment. This technology ensures our customers receive the most accurate measure possible of the lumber they purchase. With shipments worldwide, AWP has developed a reputation for excellent service and superior quality. Whether it is for manufacturing cabinets, flooring, furniture, moldings, millwork, or dimension, AWP has the specific products to fit the need.

Petersburg

Allegheny Wood Products started drying lumber with the construction of the Petersburg Dry Kiln facility in 1984.  The Petersburg facility is located in Grant County, West Virginia, alongside corporate headquarters.  Three wood waste boilers use over 5,000 tons of sawdust annually to provide heat for the kilns and pre-dryer.  Sixteen kilns have a total capacity of 950,000 board feet, and pre-dryer capacity is 300,000 board feet.  Annual kiln dried production can exceed 22 million board feet annually.  Main species dried at Petersburg are Red Oak, White Oak, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, Cherry, Walnut and Hickory.  All lumber is re-inspected after kiln dried and measured on state of the art technology, Vision Tally equipment.

Beckley

Located in Raleigh County, West Virginia, the Beckley Dry Kiln facility was purchased in 2014. Eight Dry Kilns with a total capacity of 480,000 board feet, the Beckley facility produces in excess of 14 million board feet of kiln dried lumber annually.  Approximately 5000 tons of green sawdust from the AWP Beckley sawmill provides fuel for the wood waste boiler system supplying heat to the kilns.  All lumber is re-inspected after drying and measured on state of the art Vision Tally Equipment.  Poplar, Cherry, and Soft Maple are the main species dried at the Beckley facility.

Princeton

Purchased in 2004, the Princeton Dry Kiln is located in Mercer County, West Virginia and the facility sits alongside the AWP Princeton sawmill.  Dry kilns are heated by a wood waste boiler system using 10,000 tons of green sawdust annually from the Princeton sawmill.  Pre-dryer capacity is 1 million board feet.  Nine dry kilns have a total capacity of 660,000 board feet producing over 19 million board feet of kiln dried lumber annually.  All lumber is re-inspected after kiln dried and measured on state of the art technology, Vision Tally equipment. Red Oak, White Oak, and  Poplar are species dried at the Princeton Facility.  The entire Princeton facility (both sawmill and dry kiln) are OSHA VPP Certified signifying AWP’s commitment to safety.

Hazleton

Located in Northern Preston County, West Virginia, the Hazelton Dry Kiln facility was acquired in 1992.  Two dehumidification kilns and twelve steam kilns have a total capacity of 880,000 board feet, the Hazelton facility has annual kiln dried production in excess of 22 million board feet.  Red Oak, Poplar, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, White Oak, and Cherry are the main species dried at Hazelton.  All lumber is re-inspected after kiln dried and measured on Vision Tally equipment.

Petersburg

Allegheny Wood Products started drying lumber with the construction of the Petersburg Dry Kiln facility in 1984.  The Petersburg facility is located in Grant County, West Virginia, alongside corporate headquarters.  Three wood waste boilers use over 5,000 tons of sawdust annually to provide heat for the kilns and pre-dryer.  Sixteen kilns have a total capacity of 950,000 board feet, and pre-dryer capacity is 300,000 board feet.  Annual kiln dried production can exceed 22 million board feet annually.  Main species dried at Petersburg are Red Oak, White Oak, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, Cherry, Walnut and Hickory.  All lumber is re-inspected after kiln dried and measured on state of the art technology, Vision Tally equipment.

Hazleton

Located in Northern Preston County, West Virginia, the Hazelton Dry Kiln facility was acquired in 1992.  Two dehumidification kilns and twelve steam kilns have a total capacity of 880,000 board feet, the Hazelton facility has annual kiln dried production in excess of 22 million board feet.  Red Oak, Poplar, Hard Maple, Soft Maple, White Oak, and Cherry are the main species dried at Hazelton.  All lumber is re-inspected after kiln dried and measured on Vision Tally equipment.

Beckley

Located in Raleigh County, West Virginia, the Beckley Dry Kiln facility was purchased in 2014. Eight Dry Kilns with a total capacity of 480,000 board feet, the Beckley facility produces in excess of 14 million board feet of kiln dried lumber annually.  Approximately 5000 tons of green sawdust from the AWP Beckley sawmill provides fuel for the wood waste boiler system supplying heat to the kilns.  All lumber is re-inspected after drying and measured on state of the art Vision Tally Equipment.  Poplar, Cherry, and Soft Maple are the main species dried at the Beckley facility.

Princeton

Purchased in 2004, the Princeton Dry Kiln is located in Mercer County, West Virginia and the facility sits alongside the AWP Princeton sawmill.  Dry kilns are heated by a wood waste boiler system using 10,000 tons of green sawdust annually from the Princeton sawmill.  Pre-dryer capacity is 1 million board feet.  Nine dry kilns have a total capacity of 660,000 board feet producing over 19 million board feet of kiln dried lumber annually.  All lumber is re-inspected after kiln dried and measured on state of the art technology, Vision Tally equipment. Red Oak, White Oak, and  Poplar are species dried at the Princeton Facility.  The entire Princeton facility (both sawmill and dry kiln) are OSHA VPP Certified signifying AWP’s commitment to safety.

Sawmill & Dry Kiln Locations

Transportation

AWP Transportation

With eight sawmills, four dry kiln facilities, and a pellet mill, AWP ships hardwood lumber and logs both domestically and around the globe. Whether rail cars, flatbed trucks, export containers, intermodals, dry vans, or by-product trailers, Allegheny Wood Products utilizes a wide variety of transportation companies and equipment. The AWP transportation staff is located at the corporate headquarters in Petersburg, West Virginia. With continuous growth in all product lines, AWP is always willing to work with new carriers. For more information regarding becoming a carrier for Allegheny Wood Products, contact our transportation director.

Meet Our
Transportation Experts

Bradley Lanham

Domestic Logistics Specialist
blanham@alleghenywood.com
office: (304) 257-1082
cell: (304) 698-1025

Lisa Hurt

Lisa Hurt

Domestic Logistics Specialist
lhurt@alleghenywood.com
office: (304) 257-9933
cell: (304) 257-3331

Sam Blizzard

Sam Blizzard

Export Specialist
sblizzard@alleghenywood.com
office: (304) 257-9920
cell: (304) 257-7865

Amanda Fleming

Exports & Admin Assistant – Transportation
afleming@alleghenywood.com
office: (304) 257-9927

Hardwood Pellets

As a producer of high-quality hardwood lumber, we are committed to finding ways to eliminate waste. That's why we partner with Appalachian Wood Pellets, a company specializing in the production of environmentally-friendly, cost-efficient wood pellets - a sustainable, green alternative for heating needs.

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Email

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Phone

Tel: (304) 257-1082
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Address

 P.O. Box 867 Airport Rd.
Petersburg WV 26847