Location: Madison Sawmill
Joe Bates is a dedicated 32-year team member at the Madison Lumber facility. Joe takes great pride in his operation of the kiln drying process, and in the quality of his dried lumber. He is always planning ahead with regard to kiln schedules and implications they have for steam demand and boiler operation. In addition Joe efficiently manages mill product shipping and coordinates with truck drivers, sales, and office team members. He always treats others with respect, lends a helping hand often without being asked, and can be counted on to go above and beyond the call!