Wood Products

About two-thirds of South Carolina is forested. Greenwood, located in the Upstate of South Carolina, is home to the forested hills of the Piedmont region and the mountains, commonly referred to as the ‘wood basket’ of the state. The wood waste from the state's forests, lumber mills, and wood products industry yields significant amounts of biomass. Methane from landfills in more densely populated areas provides South Carolina with additional biomass resources.

Antonio Sequeira

Plant Project Mgr., Colombo Energy, Inc.
Greenwood’s access to abundant natural resources and available rail infrastructure made it a great choice for us to locate our new state-of-the-art pellet manufacturing plant, Colombo Energy. The Greenwood community has been very welcoming and we look forward to a long, successful partnership.

Existing Companies

Colombo Energy: On March 27, 2015, the Portucel Soporcel Group held a golden shovel ceremony, announcing the construction of its future pellet-manufacturing plant, Colombo Energy. The plant is expected to be fully operational in the 3rd quarter of 2016 and will have the capacity to produce 500 K tons per year. This will make it one of the largest wood pellet mills in the U.S.


ASI Hardwood: Established in 1989 and located in Ware Shoals, South Carolina is a manufacturer, importer, and distributor of custom moldings, Ipe decking, and flooring accessories. We are known for value, quality, innovation, and service. ASI has built a large customer base by providing the highest quality products and customer service available in the industry. With over 1 million feet of inventory, ASI is your choice for hardwood, reclaimed heart pine flooring accessories, landing treads, custom moldings, paneling, decking, siding, flooring, s/4/s, and rough lumber. 


BaillieBaillie Lumber is one of North America's largest hardwood lumber manufacturers, distributors, and exporters. Clendenin Lumber is a subsidiary of Baillie Lumber Co., one of North America's largest hardwood lumber manufacturers, distributors, and exporters. Clendenin Lumber Co, located in Donalds, South Carolina, specializes in the production of green and kiln-dried hardwood lumber. We utilize a state of the art sawmill and drying facility, producing high-quality grade lumber, timbers, and other proprietary and custom products. Our primary species are Red Oak, White Oak, and Poplar, all of which can be exported as logs or kiln dried lumber.


Central Packaging: Central Packaging & Crating is a privately held company in Greenwood, SC. Manufacturers Pallets and Skids. 

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