Kretz Lumber of Antigo Receives Forest Service Grant

A Wisconsin company was the recipient of a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Wood Innovations Grant. Kretz Lumber Co. of Antigo, WI received $250,000 to install a new combined heat & power system. The Forest Service awarded more than $15 million to fund 60 projects that help develop and expand the use of wood products, strengthen emerging wood energy markets and protect community forests. The program has two national competitive grants programs, as well as project activities funded under discretionary agreements and annual work plans. woodworkingnetwork