City of Louisville, Winston Plywood & Veneer break ground on new mill in Mississippi

WinstonLouisville, MS ( February 2 , 2015) — The City of Louisville, in cooperation with the State of Mississippi, Winston Plywood & Veneer and its parent company, Atlas Holdings LLC, broke ground Friday on a new, state-of-the-art plywood mill that will help revitalize a community devastated by a tornado just nine months earlier. The original mill, built in the 1960s and idled since 2009, was destroyed on April 28, 2014 when an F4 tornado struck Louisville. Speakers at the ground-breaking ceremony included Louisville Mayor Will Hill, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant, Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority Brent Christensen, several local officials and executives from Atlas Holdings and Winston Plywood & Veneer.

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