We build businesses together.
Several national corporations have chosen Wayne County, in the heart of America's wood basket, as the location for their agriculture and forestry-related operations. Other major industry sectors include automotive, distribution, cutomer service operations, plastic molding operations, and distilling-related businesses.
Independent Stave Company
ISC's Hwy 641 location affords a strategic location to cooperages making white oak barrels for maturing internationally- known brands of spirits.
4 Mac Machining
4 Mac Machining is a small, family-owned business that services big brands such as Nissan, Goodrich, Kohler and Delta. 4 Mac, which employs recent graduates, is a metalworking and welding specialist, providing metal fabrication, welding, sheet metal construction, structural steel and iron construction, and metal roofing as well as other services.
Hassell & Hughes Lumber
A true local success story, Hassell and Hughes Lumber started in 1929 and produces hardwood flooring, manufactured hardwood lumber, wood pellets and other wood products. It is the largest locally owned and operated industry in Wayne County. The company, a NOFMA certified mill, maintains an inventory of over five million board feet of hardwood, has a dry kiln capacity of one million board feet and a pre-dryer capacity of 1.3 million board feet.