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Woodyards are a crucial part of processing roundwood for further downstream use

Woodyards are a crucial part of processing roundwood for further downstream use, and choosing the right equipment and conveyor systems is essential for efficient and cost-effective operations.

Here are some key considerations in proper woodyard design:

• Site-Specific Design: It’s important to recognize that each woodyard has unique layout constraints, mill configurations, and secondary processing equipment.

• Equipment Selection: Choosing the right major equipment for a woodyard is critical. This includes log-handling cranes, debarking drums, chippers, and chip storage/reclaim systems.

• Material Handling Conveyor System: The design of the material handling conveyor system is custom for each site due to constraints...

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Press Release: Wood Technologies Names President Dale Brown Chief Executive Officer

WOODLAND, WA — June 22, 2023. Wood Technologies International (“Wood Technologies” or
“the Company”), a comprehensive supplier of modern lumber processing equipment, technology, and essential tooling, has announced President Dale Brown has been appointed CEO of the Company, effective June 30, 2023. Outgoing CEO Craig Tompkins will serve as a Strategic Advisor to the Board of Directors of Wood Technologies to help continue to guide the company. “We are proud to have Dale step into this role after eight years of leadership at the Company,” said Rob Sivitilli, Chairman of the Board of Wood Technologies. “We Craig...

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Welcome Kevin Coffman to Mid-South Engineering

Mid-South Engineering is excited to announce that Kevin Coffman has joined the company as a Senior Project Manager. He officially became part of the team late in the summer of 2022 and has already made a huge impact on the team’s growth.

Kevin completed his Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree at Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls, Oregon, while competing in basketball and track & field. He also worked as a CNC plasma table programmer and operator, and as a for...

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See us at the upcoming TP&EE in Portland at booth #905

Visit us in booth # 905 at the Timber Processing & Energy Expo. Our staff of seasoned engineers will be on hand to discuss how Mid-South can help with your current and future projects.

Chris Brown, Vice President at Mid-South, will be speaking as part of the Sawmill of the Future conference on Thursday, September 29 from 9:20-9:45 a.m. Chris will explore what the future may hold regarding the balance between manufacturing and maintainability during his session titled “Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication.”

Erving Industries – A recycling project with a twist

This investment was not a multi-billion dollar deal, contained no artificial intelligence, and had no patented technological development. It did, however, offer the potential to be a good return on investment by repurposing scrapped equipment from one mill to upgrade a tissue machine in another. In brief, it was a historically typical paper mill machine upgrade that strengthened the future of a small company competing against much larger and more modern operations. Mid-South Engineering’s Orono, office...

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Mid-South’s Scott Stamey installed as President of Professional Engineers of North Carolina for 2022-2023

Mid-South would like to congratulate Scott Stamey (pictured above at the far left) on being named President of Professional Engineers of North Carolina for the 2022-2023 term. Scott is a vice president of Mid-South and is an active member of PENC, having been a member for more than ten years. Scott’s commitment to the engineering profession and support of the local PE chapter has been a fulfilling and worthwhile endeavor.

“We have an amazing collection of members who inspire me to be a better engineer and person, and I believe in our mission now more than ever. If you’re PE...

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Mid-South welcomes Gary Sihota as new Director of Operations at Richmond, BC office

Gary Sihota will assume the role of Director of Operations at our Richmond, BC office. Gary has been with Stolberg/Mid-South for 11 years and is a licensed P.Eng with a PMP certification. His established industry connections and focus on business development will help to see continued growth in the Richmond office under his leadership.

Gary started his career as a design engineer, progressing to project manager, and now works in engineering consulting with Mid-South. His engineering experience ranges from sawmills planermills...

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See us at the Composite Panel Association’s Spring Meeting

See us at the upcoming Composite Panel Association’s Spring Meeting – May 1-4

Mid-South is participating in the CPA’s Spring Meeting this year. The meeting will be held in Dana Point, CA at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott from May 1-4. We hope to see you there and learn more about all of your exciting current and future projects.

Stop by our display to learn how Mid-South can help take your project to the next level with our wide range of consulting services....

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Mid-South engineers mentor First Robotics Competition (FRC) team

Two Mid-South employees, Everett Bennett and Alex Carroll, mentor a First Robotics Competition (FRC) team. FIRST® inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, inspire innovation, and foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. The team from Brewer High School, Team 4564 Orange Chaos, is sponsored by Mid-South. Everett and his son Drew, a Mid-South Scholarship started...

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Stop by booth #1026 at the Mass Timber Conference in Portland, Oregon





Mid-South will be exhibiting at the Mass Timber Conference from April 12 – 14, and we would love to talk with you about your mass timber projects. Our design expertise extends through engineered products and the mass timber sectors, including CLT, glulam, LVL, MPP and LSL.

Stop by booth #1026 to learn how Mid-South can help take your project to the next level with our wide range of consulting engineering services. From drone imagery and 3D scanning to construction coordination project...

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