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Advocating for our Iconic Forest Products Industry

November 19, 2021 10:02 am Comments Off on Advocating for our Iconic Forest Products Industry
Maine lumber supply

Learn more about how Team Hancock has been advocating for our iconic forest products industry. New England’s environment and economy rely upon sound forest management. Please join us as we work collectively to help our forests remain healthy and advocate... View Article

Bright Wood Visits and Tours Hancock Lumber Operations

September 29, 2021 9:27 am Comments Off on Bright Wood Visits and Tours Hancock Lumber Operations
Bright Wood team visit

Last month Hancock’s sawmill team hosted our Oregon customer, Bright Wood—and, wow, was it great to have customers back in Maine! Sawmill team members Aaron Schulte, Matt Duprey, and Jack Bowen welcomed members of the Bright Wood team to the... View Article

Casco Sawmill Underway with Six Major Capital Projects

August 23, 2021 10:42 am Comments Off on Casco Sawmill Underway with Six Major Capital Projects
Casco campus aerial

Capital project planning and reinvestments are a normal part of any given year at Hancock Lumber. Typically, each manufacturing facility will take on at least one major capital project, but for Team Hancock’s Casco sawmill 2021 is a year of... View Article

Made In Maine: Logging Industry Interviews

May 1, 2021 2:01 pm Comments Off on Made In Maine: Logging Industry Interviews
A group standing on a bridge.

Team Hancock launched a new campaign earlier this year highlighting the current state of the logging industry. In a four part video series, New England loggers participated in interviews with Hancock Lumber, describing the concerns and opportunities experienced in the... View Article

Hancock Lumber joins the American Tree Farm System

December 23, 2020 5:02 pm Comments Off on Hancock Lumber joins the American Tree Farm System

Hancock Lumber recently announced that their Hancock Land division has rejoined the American Tree Farm System (ATFS). Hancock Land remains one of the largest landowners in Western Maine—with 12,200 acres owned across Bridgton, Naples, Casco, and Poland. Membership into the ATFS... View Article

Leveraging Technology in Today’s Manufacturing World

October 21, 2020 2:11 pm Comments Off on Leveraging Technology in Today’s Manufacturing World
Kevin Murphy

NEW TOOL: LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO CREATE A DIGITAL SALES AND PRODUCTION SCHEDULING SYSTEM Today, it takes approximately 14-days for eastern white pine trees to go from standing in the forest to being packaged eastern white pine boards on a truck.... View Article

Bethel Mill Reinvestments Drive Customer and Employee Experiences

September 3, 2019 6:46 pm Comments Off on Bethel Mill Reinvestments Drive Customer and Employee Experiences

Earlier this year, Hancock Lumber completed the installation of a new automatic grade scanning system at the Bethel sawmill. General Manager, Aaron Schulte, and his crew completed the massive capital project in typical Hancock Lumber fashion—a true team effort—finishing on... View Article

Hancock Lumber Modernizes Mill Yard Scanning Technology

April 2, 2019 2:59 pm Comments Off on Hancock Lumber Modernizes Mill Yard Scanning Technology

Like most Maine companies, Hancock Lumber knows how to stretch the life cycle of a technology product.  Since transitioning to MillTech Solutions inventory management software in 2008, the company has used the industrial handheld product that was available at the... View Article

Log Procurement Team Welcomes Butch Barberi!

August 24, 2018 7:13 pm Comments Off on Log Procurement Team Welcomes Butch Barberi!
Butch Barberi

Butch Barberi joined Hancock lumber in July as the new Log Procurement Forester for the Pittsfield sawmill. Butch comes to Hancock Lumber with nearly 30 years of experience in the Forest Products industry, primarily in fiber procurement for a hardwood... View Article

Hancock Pittsfield Capital Improvement Project Enhances Employee Engagement

July 20, 2018 3:08 pm Comments Off on Hancock Pittsfield Capital Improvement Project Enhances Employee Engagement
Rodney Trimmer

BEYOND THE PROFITS AND PAYBACK: HOW HANCOCK PITTSFIELD’S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT ENHANCES EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT Over the course of each year Hancock Lumber organizes a wish list of capital improvement projects across their entire business – from the retail lumberyard division... View Article

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