Anthony Forest Products Receives Safety Honor

AFPAnthony Forest Products was one of the four sawmills and three companies to be recognized by Southern Forest Products Association at the Forest Products 2015 Expo for its 2014 safety record. AFP’s Urbana Sawmill in Arkansas worked the entire year of 2014 without a recordable incident.

In presenting the awards, SFPA Chairman Scott Vande Linde noted, “When it comes to operating a sawmill, the safety of our workers remains our number one concern. And on behalf of all SFPA members, I want to recognize these four sawmills that have excelled at making safety in the workplace a top priority.”

Photo at right: Flanked by SFPA executive director Tami Kessler  and SFPA board chairman Scott Vande Linde, the recipients (pictured L-R) are William Almond, Almond Brothers Lumber Company, Coushatta, LA (Division I – mills producing under 50 million board feet annually); Jim Krauseneck, Weyerhaeuser Company, Holden, LA and Millport, AL (Division II – mills producing 51-150 million board feet per year); and Kerlin Drake, Anthony Forest Products, Urbana, Arkansas (Division III – mills producing more than 150 million board feet annually).

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