Timberlink’s EGM Sales, Marketing & Corporate Affairs David Oliver was pleased to welcome Federal Member for Bass Bridget Archer to the Timberlink manufacturing facility at Bell Bay today for the unveiling of a new world-class Green Mill Vision Scanning System.
The $5.5m co-investment in the continuing upgrade and modernisation of Tasmania’s largest softwood timber manufacturing plant is supported by $3.5 million from the Federal Government’s Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development Community Development Grants Programme.
“The upgrade will increase the volume of high-grade timber sourced from renewable pine plantation and creating a workplace of the future, with high tech machinery improved accuracy, safety, and job security”
“Timberlink’s manufacturing operations are environmentally sustainable, provide vital local jobs and economic expenditure, and produce timber locally for use in the housing and construction industry in Tasmania and throughout Australia”.
This investment supports the major upgrade that were recently announced by Timberlink of a $63M investment to increase timber manufacturing in Tasmania by 2025 by 50%. Increasing Australia’s sovereign capacity to manufacture timber and build Australian homes.