RAM Forest Products, Inc.

BUSINESS DESCRIPTION

From humble beginnings in 1978 as a small circle Pennsylvania sawmill, RAM Forest Products, Inc. has transformed its capabilities to become an Ultra- Modern State-of-the-Art facility, featuring:

  • RAM State-of-the-Art Lumber Facility2 Band Head Saws
  • 4 Band Re-Saws
  • Computerized Optimizing Edger
  • Double End Trimmer
  • Three Grade Lines
  • 90 Bay Bin Sorter

Located in Shinglehouse Pennsylvania in the state’s legendary Northern Allegheny Forest Region Resource, RAM manufactures over 25 Million Board Feet annually of Northern Appalachian Hardwoods, principally in the species of: Hard Maple, Soft Maple, Cherry, White Ash and Red Oak. RAM can produce a variety of thickness’ and grades, as depicted in the chart below:

Species 4/4 5/4 6/4 8/4 10/4 12/4 Available Grades
White Ash * * * * * * FAS, Sel, 1C, 2C, 3AC
Cherry * * * * * * FAS, Sel, 1C, 2C, 3AC
Hard Maple * * * * * * FAS, Sel, 1C, 2C, 3AC
Soft Maple * * * * * * FAS, Sel, 1C, 2C, 3AC
Red Oak * * * *     FAS, Sel, 1C, 2C, 3AC

In addition to our sawmill manufacturing, RAM Forest Products, Inc. sophisticated capabilities include:

  • Veneer Log Container Loading On-Site15,000,000 bd. ft. ( 36,000m3 ) of kiln dried lumber annually
  • 1,000,000 bd. ft. ( 2,400m3 ) kiln capacity
  • 3,000,000 bd. ft. ( 7,000m3 ) continuous inventory year round
  • Container loading on site
  • Mixed Species and Thickness shipments is our specialty!
  • Veneer Log Sales

RAM Forest Products is FSC CertifiedWe only sell what we produce, which makes our product very consistent. If you like the first load, chances are you will like the 20th load, that is how consistent our production is! All of our logs are harvested in a 75 mile radius of the mill making for a very uniform consistent product from load to load. Lumber is produced in random widths and lengths and generally sold the same. From time to time we may be able to provide special pulled to length specifications however we do not produce cut to size dimension parts or components. What we do offer is a well manufactured, uniform, consistent, high quality product from some of the finest forests in North America. We are certified through the Forest Stewardship Council.

Thank you for considering RAM Forest Products, Inc. We are confident that if given the opportunity, RAM will become an important addition to your supply base.