WHITE PIGEON, Mich., July 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Banks Hardwoods, a leading supplier to the hardwood industry, announces the release of a new educational short for training, awareness and promotion . The nine-minute film is a documentary on how hardwood is made in a modern sawmill. Originally produced for its in-house Banks School, which educates new Banks employees and clients, the film was recently released on YouTube and is available to the public to help educate and promote the industry.
Images for the film were shot at three different sawmills in Michigan and Indiana, including Maple Rapids Sawmill, Devereaux Sawmill and Loggers, Inc. Film production studio, ruef Design, also visited several working forests to capture images. images of the selection and harvest process. .
âThis film was made to help the industry,â said Jim Clarke, president of Banks Hardwoods. âWe wanted to provide a better understanding and appreciation of what goes into manufacturing high quality hardwood lumber and that the sawmill industry can provide a fun, safe and rewarding career.
Other contributors to the production of this film were Criswell Davis, founder of Mighty Oaks Consulting and the Timber & Forestry Foundation, and Richard Keeso of JH Keeso & Sons Ltd.
About Banks Hardwoods
Banks Hardwoods, founded in 1985, is headquartered in White Pigeon, MI. The company has drying facilities in Michigan and Wisconsin and is a supplier of high quality Northern and Appalachian hardwoods and group ripped blanks.
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