New firm markets utility pole production
Utility poles produced by The Pacific
Wood Preserving Co. at Silver Springs will
be sold in the western United States
through a newly created joint venture.
Pacific Wood Preserving joined with
North Pacific Group Inc. to create North
Pacific Pole LLC, a venture to sell poles to
utilities and contractors in the West. All
utility poles produced at the plant at Silver
Springs as well as those produced at the
Pacific Wood Preserving plant at Sheridan,
Ore., will be marketed by the new company.
North Pacific Group is based in
Portland, Ore. Pacific Wood Preserving is
headquartered in Bakersfield, Calif.
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