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North Florida Economic Development Partnership

Taylor County Seeking Wood Using Industries



Wood Using Industries Wanted!
The region has supplied over 3 million tons of pine pulpwood, chip-n-saw, and sawtimber annually for over 70 years, and is still capable of that level of ongoing production. A large wood using plant chose to close its operation leaving a void in a wood using industry.

A susainable supply of 3 million tons of pine timber – a rare find around the world!
• Industrial timberland base
• Logging force in place
• Trucking force in place
• Reforestation businesses in place
• Pine tree nurseries in place
• Forest Management Companies in place
• Mature timber and young plantations of all ages
• Big Bend Technical College located in Perry to prepare your
manufacturing workforce with the skills needed for your business
• Extensive transportation networks in place
• Extensive acreage available for future manufacturing sites
• Skilled labor force
• Abundant water supply
• Natural gas pipeline
• Rail lines
• Shipping ports accessible

3 MILLION TONS sustainably supplied for over 70 years

Systems still in place to support 3 million tons of pine timber production and reforestation annually within 70 miles of potential plant sites

State and local nancial incentives available to bring new industry


Taylor County Development Authority (TCDA)
Contact: Michele Curtis
850-778-2383 |

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