System Upgrades Nearly Double Capacity

Posted December 2, 2016 by Banks Staff

We've created two separate rip systems with individual scanners that will almost double our ripping capacity at our White Pigeon, Michigan production facility.


Dave Sieggreen Now Quality Control Manager

Posted December 1, 2016 by Banks Staff

For 16 years Dave was involved in inspector development, the Banks Hardwoods school, and customer education. Now, he's our Quality Control Manager.


Banks Team Management Changes

Posted November 30, 2016 by Banks Staff

Scott Hetchler was named Plant Manager of our Menomonie Division and Jake Holcomb was promoted to Plant Manager in Newberry.


Investing in Family Culture Yields Dividends

Posted July 25, 2016 by 269 Magazine

A reprint of an article from the May/June issue of 269 Magazine about the family culture here at Banks Hardwoods.


Greg Ritchie Promoted

Posted March 1, 2016 by Banks Staff

We are proud to announce that Greg Ritchie has been promoted to the position of Sales Manager for our company.


30 Year Celebration at White Pigeon

Posted September 1, 2015 by Banks Staff

On July 1, 2015, the employees of the White Pigeon production facility celebrated the 30th anniversary of Banks Hardwoods, Inc. with a luncheon held on the grounds of that facility.


New Air Sheds to Handle Thick Stock

Posted September 1, 2015 by Banks Staff

Recently we added four new air sheds that will enable us to have the shed space necessary for production of thick stock, which takes longer to air dry prior to going into the kilns.


Banks Web App

Posted August 31, 2015 by Banks Staff

Brady Banks has been developing a new web-based application that enables our staff to display detailed photos of various species and grades of our lumber products.


Celebrating 30 Years of Quality Everything

Posted May 11, 2015 by Steve Banks

This time 30 years ago I was thinking of nothing but starting Banks Hardwoods. I could not wait for that first day: Monday, July 1, 1985. With Holli by my side we hit the ground running and never looked back.


The Changing of the Knives

Posted May 11, 2015 by Brady Banks

It’s no surprise that it takes much longer to change 240 knives on the top head of a planer than it does to change the guards at Buckingham Palace. At first glance, performing planer maintenance may not seem as grand either, but after a closer look, I disagree.