Ironwood daily globe reported today.
Chopstick factory plans to open in White Pine
WHITE PINE - Global Wood Sticks LLC has entered into a deal to purchase the former Custom Metals building in the White Pine industrial park.
The company is operated by Ted K. Lee, chairman of the Korean-American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, according to a news release.
The plan is to produce wood products to be marketed overseas, including chopsticks. It will be the first plant of its kind in Michigan to manufacture custom-sized wood products from local Michigan forests and send them overseas, according to the release.
The company will operate 58 machines, a sawmill and employ from 70 to 80 local people in the first year.
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