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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

Manufacturing in Maine: the log to lumber journey at Hancock Lumber

July 2, 2018 4:15 pm Comments Off on Manufacturing in Maine: the log to lumber journey at Hancock Lumber
Video Player

Manufacturing in Maine: the log to lumber journey at Hancock Lumber While there’s no substitute for a live tour through our eastern white pine sawmills, Hancock Lumber is excited to share the next best thing–our new video that captures the... View Article

SHARP Safety Certification: Hancock Sawmill Trifecta!

December 8, 2017 5:17 pm Comments Off on SHARP Safety Certification: Hancock Sawmill Trifecta!
sharp logo

SHARP Safety Certification: Hancock Sawmill Trifecta! All three of Hancock Lumber’s Eastern White Pine manufacturing facilities have earned certification into the United States Department of Labor’s (USDOL) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), with their Pittsfield mill most recently becoming... View Article

Recycling Energy and Creating Power at Hancock’s Bethel Sawmill!

November 9, 2017 5:22 pm Comments Off on Recycling Energy and Creating Power at Hancock’s Bethel Sawmill!
steam turbine generator

Recycling Energy and Creating Power at Hancock’s Bethel Sawmill! Bethel, Maine— Over the past 10 years, Hancock Lumber has worked hard to successfully reduce its consumption of electricity by installing energy efficient LED lighting and high efficiency electrical motors. We are... View Article

Weekly Recap: Logger Celebrates 80th Birthday, 6-year-old Safety Director in Training, and More!

October 6, 2017 8:33 pm Comments Off on Weekly Recap: Logger Celebrates 80th Birthday, 6-year-old Safety Director in Training, and More!
Logger Celebrates 80th Birthday

Marketing Director, Erin Plummer, shares a fun weekly recap from Hancock Lumber: Happy Friday! This week was a perfect blend of planned events and unexpected surprises, beautifully capturing those intangible moments and experiences that make Hancock Lumber so special. I... View Article

Two Hancock Lumber Sawmills Earn SHARP Workplace Safety Award

October 27, 2016 7:26 pm Comments Off on Two Hancock Lumber Sawmills Earn SHARP Workplace Safety Award
Bethel Team SHARP Celebration

Two Hancock Lumber Sawmills Earn SHARP Workplace Safety Award Two of Hancock Lumber’s Eastern White Pine Mills have earned certification into the United States Department of Labor’s (USDOL) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). The USDOL recognizes small business... View Article

It takes more than equipment to make a great pine board!

July 21, 2015 7:31 pm Comments Off on It takes more than equipment to make a great pine board!

“Marketing Eastern White Pine and Hancock’s manufacturing  capabilities is an exciting and ever-changing process! Our team’s  passion to produce the world’s finest pine inspires us every day to  help bring this product to market for our customers. Our tools help... View Article

Investing in our Sawmills

June 17, 2014 7:17 pm Comments Off on Investing in our Sawmills
Ribbon cutting celebration

  Investing in our sawmills, lumberyards, timberlands, employees and customers is always a top priority at Hancock Lumber.  This past June we completed a major capital project at our Ryefield sawmill, located in Casco, the same town in which the... View Article

Bethel Sawmill Earns Forest Products Award

May 30, 2014 6:46 pm Comments Off on Bethel Sawmill Earns Forest Products Award
Bethel sawmill award

The Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Hancock Lumber as the Forest Products Industry Award recipient. Company leaders from our Bethel sawmill attended the event and were presented the award.  What a great surprise it was to have Angus... View Article

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