Local mill forced to cut production, blames slowdown at West Coast ports

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CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) — The Northwest Hardwoods lumber mill in Centralia is cutting production because the slowdown at West Coast ports has crippled its ability to export products.

Vice President Brian Narramore told The Chronicle production will be cut as much as half, starting Monday, impacting 100 employees one way or another.

Narramore says Northwest Hardwoods also is curtailing production at its mills in Longview and Garibaldi, Oregon, which represent half of the company’s capacity in the West.


Information from: The Chronicle.


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  • joe coffee

    I know this is difficult to believe, but closing the ports by whoever is going to speed the process up. If the workers continue to the work slow but still get paid, that can go on forever.

  • Derek

    So a bunch of country uneducated poor people white trash are getting laid off
    Do a news story about people who matter such as Bellevue people not country people who do not matter
    So glad Obama is ignoring the us constitution and giving republicans headaches hope they die from migranes

    • Derek

      Just kidding with previous comment
      Max out your credit cards and move to a place like olympia more jobs there
      Girls are better looking i heard country girls do not bath

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