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EXPO Richmond 2021

Richmond Raceway Complex
Richmond, VA
May 21-22, 2021
Booth 327 & 329

Forest Products Machinery & Equipment EXPO

Atlanta Georgia
August 11-13 2021
Booth 1113

Timber Processing & Energy Expo

Portland, OR
2022
Booth TBA

NEWS


Wellons Australasian Office
2020

Wellons is pleased to announce the addition of Keith Robertson to the Wellons team. Keith will serve as our Director of International Business Development, based in Te Horo, New Zealand.

Keith brings extensive experience in the forest products and lumber drying industries, especially with continuous drying systems, and will be focusing on both North American and Australasian markets.

Keith’s experience includes North America, Australia, Thailand and China and is internationally recognized in the industry for his knowledge of continuous drying. Keith’s experience includes 28 years with Windsor Engineering in New Zealand where he last served as Business Manager in the Timber Sector.

Keith’s technical and sales expertise focuses on high efficiency and ultra-high temperature batch lumber dry kilns, continuous lumber drying systems, lumber and log conditioning systems, and moisture measuring systems.

Keith can be contacted at: Keith.Robertson@wellons.com


Our Southeastern USA presence is growing!
2020

Our Atlanta, Georgia office, which specializes in utility and industrial biomass power boilers, construction, maintenance and repair, has doubled in office space along with the addition of several key people.

Paul Andrychuk has joined the Wellons team as our Corporate Engineering Director for all divisions of Wellons. Paul comes to Wellons with an extensive background in the utility and industrial boiler industry spending many years at the former Foster-Wheeler and also with ABB/Combustion- Engineering. Paul’s engineering experience includes chemical recovery boilers, pulverized coal boilers, spreader-stoker boilers, fluidized bed boilers and package boilers. Paul’s experience spans the globe as Engineering Director in Shanghai, China for Foster-Wheeler and for Agon-Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand.

Also, joining the Wellons Power Group Team is Paul Kelso, Senior Power Engineer. Paul brings extensive business development, sales engineering, agri-fuel fired power boiler experience, working many years with Foster Wheeler and Homeland Renewable Energy/Fibrowatt. Paul has extensive and unique experience in the design of poultry litter power boilers.

These individuals, added to our existing power staff, provide Wellons with the most technical engineering talent in this industry segment.


Wellons Power Group
2016

New, Expanded Operations

Wellons is pleased to announce the recent addition of Wellons Power Group, a new division of Wellons, Inc.

Wellons Power Group will be based out of the Southeast U.S. with their main office located near Atlanta, Georgia.

Our new WPG division is comprised of long-term McBurney Corporation personnel:

  • Mike Cantrell, Vice President – Mike brings more than 30 years of industry experience to Wellons Power Group. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and the former VP Engineering for McBurney Corporation. In this position he was responsible for all engineering and field service activities including leading the development of McBurney’s boiler design capabilities as an OEM.
  • Hayward Murphy, Construction Manager – Hayward was with McBurney for 37 years. His responsibilities are sales and execution of boiler M&R and retrofit projects; and assisting with labor estimating and staffing of large EPC projects.
  • John Sandmann, Field Service Manager – John was with McBurney for 34 years. His experience includes commissioning of biomass plants and engineering of instrumentation, controls, electrical (ICE). He has managed both ICE and field services and will continue this work for Wellons Power Group.
  • Ray Wallace, Senior Power Engineer - Ray was with McBurney for over 20 years as lead mechanical engineer, project engineer, and senior boiler designer. He will be fulfilling the same role for Wellons Power Group.
  • Ronnie Matkin, Senior Field Superintendent - Ronnie was with McBurney for 38 years. He will handle maintenance and repair work, execution of new boiler and energy projects, and assist with boiler commissioning, mechanical inspections, and sales of M&R projects.
  • Michael Culver, Business Development - Michael was with McBurney for 28 years. He has extensive industry experience and will be responsible for business development for Wellons Power Group.
  • Dan Lightfoot, Sales – Dan was with McBurney for 15 years. He will be responsible for outside sales and assisting with project management for Wellons Power Group.

WPG brings new resources to Wellons. First, and most important, is our ability to design and supply larger biomass boilers to the forest products and pulp & paper industries, as well as others like the sugar industry.

The WPG division also brings a resource of people for maintenance and repair work, and craftsmen for installation of new equipment.

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Wood Bioenergy Magazine
May 2014

Montana’s F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Celebrates Woody Biomass Co-Gen Plant

"The plant utilizes wood waste to heat the company’s mill, dry its wood and produce enough electricity for about 2,500 homes."

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Timber West Magazine
December 2013

Montana Mill Provides Real Case Study

"We shopped around during our due-diligence and chose Wellons because they offered a completely turn-key operation, coupled with a long history in working with the forest products industry."

Chuck Roady
Vice President and General Manager, F.H Stoltze Land and Lumber Company

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RECENT PROJECTS


West Fraser Dudley, GA
  • (2) CCF 300’ thermal oil heated lumber dry kilns
  • 90 MM Btu/Hr Thermal Oil heating system
  • Installation services provided
Sierra Pacific Industries Aberdeen, WA
  • (4) Double Track steam heated x 120 foot Lumber Dry Kilns
  • All aluminum structure
  • Installation services provided
Neiman Sawmills Hulett, WY
  • Double field ESP
  • Technical Direction
Pallet One Selma, AL
  • (1) Double Track natural gas direct-fired 68 foot Lumber Dry Kiln
  • Installation services provided
Dempsey Lumber Company Rowesville, SC
  • (1) Double Track natural gas direct-fired 84 foot Lumber Dry Kiln
  • Installation services provided
South Coast Lumber Brookings, OR
  • (1) Double Track steam heated 104 foot Lumber Dry Kiln
  • CMZ remodel of (1) double track 104 foot Lumber Dry Kiln
  • 20,000 PPH boiler
  • Installation services provided
Pfizer Rocky Mount, NC
  • 120,000 PPH steam system
  • Installation services provided
United States Sugar Corporation Clewiston, FL
  • 500,000PPH Bagasse-fired boiler system
  • Electrostatic Precipitator
  • Installation services provided
Bell Lumber & Pole Co. Broken Bow, OK
  • Double track by 104-ft natural gas-fired lumber dry kiln
  • Installation services provided
Biewer Lumber Co. Prentice, WI
  • Double track by 68-ft CMZ lumber dry kiln
  • True Capacitance Moisture Meter System
  • Installation services provided
Canfor Scotch Gulf Lumber Co. Fulton, AL
  • Replacement housing & heating system for Single Track x 84-ft lumber dry kin
  • Installation services provided
Chips,Inc. Troy, VA
  • Fan system & heating system upgrades to three single track lumber dry kilns
Coastal Forest Products Chapman, AL
  • Model A-30-40 wood fuel storage bin
  • Installation services provided
Collums Lumber Products LLC. Allendale, SC
  • Double track by 94-foot NG Direct-Fired Lumber Dry Kiln
  • Installation services provided
Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Electrostatic precipitator
Eagle Valley Clean Energy Gypsum, CO
  • 100,000PPH wood fired boiler system
  • 10,000KW Power generation system
  • Fuel storage & handling
  • Installation services provided
Energoremonts Riga, Latvia
  • Partiall supply of 25MT wood fired boiler system
  • Installation technical assistance provided
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Co. Columbia Falls, MT
SEE PHOTOS
  • 40,000PPH Wood-Fired Boiler System
  • 2,500KW Power Generation System
  • Two A-30-40 Fuel Storage Bins
  • Installation Services Provided
Georgia Pacific Wood Products Pineland, Texas
  • Lumber dry kiln replacement housing
  • Installation services provided
GUSC Energy Inc. Rome, NY
SEE PHOTOS
  • 40,000PPH Wood-Fired Boiler System
  • Two A-30-40 Fuel Storage Bins
  • Installation Services Provided
Hampton Lumber Mills, Inc. Tillamook, OR
  • Fuel delivery conveyor system upgrade
Hampton Lumber Mills, Inc. Tillamook, OR
  • Double track by 104-ft CMZ lumber dry kiln
  • Installation Services Provided
Hampton Lumber Mills, Inc. Warrenton, OR
  • Double track by 110-ft CMZ lumber dry kiln
  • Installation Services Provided
House of Raeford/Wellons Energy Partners Rose Hill, NC
SEE PHOTOS
  • 600HP wood-fired boiler
  • Backpressure turbine-generator
  • Fuel storage & handling
  • Installation Services Provided
Humboldt Redwood Co. Scotia, CA
  • Two Double Track by 120-ft CMZ lumber dry kilns
  • True Capacitance Moisture Meter System
  • Installation services provided
Idaho Forest Group Lewiston, ID
  • Two double track by 124-ft CMZ lumber dry kilns
  • True Capacitance Moisture Meter System
  • Installation services provided
Lakeland Mills Prince George, BC Canada
  • Electrostatic precipitator
Manning Diversified Forest Products Manning, AL
  • 60MM Btu/hr thermal fluid heating system
Miller-Coors / Wellons Energy Partners
SEE PHOTOS
  • 50,000 PPH Wood-Fired Boiler System
  • 500 KW Power Generation System
  • Fuel Storage & Handling
  • Installation Services Provided
Neiman Sawmill Inc. Hulett, WY
  • Double track by 68-ft CMZ lumber dry kiln
Pembroke MDF. Pembroke, Ont. Canada
  • 40 MMBtu radiant-convective thermal fluid heater
Perdue Farms/Wellons Energy Partners. Lewiston, NC
  • Three 600HP wood fired boilers
  • Backpressure turbine-generator
  • Fuel storage & handling
  • Installation Services Provided
Pfizer, Inc. Sanford, NC
SEE PHOTOS
  • 600HP Wood-Fired Boiler
  • Backpressure turbine-generator
  • Fuel Storage & Handling
  • Installation Services Provided
Shuqualak Lumber Shuqualak, MS
  • Electrostatic precipitator
Sierra Pacific Industries Shelton, WA
  • Equipment for ten 120-ft Double Track CMZ kilns
South Coast Lumber Brookings, OR
  • Double track by 104-ft CMZ lumber dry kiln
  • True Capacitance Moisture Meter System
  • Installation Services Provided
Svetlogorsk Integrated Pulp Svetlogorsk, Belarus
  • 25MT/hr wood fired boiler system
  • Electrostatic precipitator
  • Installation technical assistance provided
West Fraser Joyce, LA
  • Electrostatic precipitator
West Fraser-Manning Division Manning, AL
  • Electrostatic precipitator
Weyerhaeuser Corp. Dodson, LA
  • Lumber dry kiln heating system upgrade

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