History

1st Mill built by A.C. Neiman

1936

 

1956

Jim Sr. bought a mill & started cutting timbers to be sold to Homestake Mining Co.

Jim Sr. started the mill that is now known as Devils Tower Forest Products.

1958

 

1975

Built original planer facility

Installed biomass steam boiler & dry kiln

1976

Entered KDHT lumber industry

Mill redesign and new construction giving ability to reach value-added markets

1987-
1992

 

1995

Installed new Coastal Planer and 15 Tray Sorters at Devils Tower Forest Products

Acquired Rushmore Forest Products in Hill City, SD - Formerly Continental Lumber

1998

2005

Upgraded to computerized sawing technology

Installed Weining Hydromat 2000 at Rushmore F. P.

2007

 

 

2008

Acquired Heartland Pellets & Spearfish Forest Products - Formerly Pope & Talbot

Became SFI Certified

2010

 

 

2011

Installed Weining Powermat 2000 at Spearfish F. P.

Acquired Montrose Forest Products - Formerly Intermountain Resources

2012