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Struggles and Changes in Straw-Panel Production

Meanwhile, the CenKan Industries straw panel plant in Hutchinson, Kansas is back in operation under a new name and ownership, after having been shut down for eight months. It is now known as Prairie Forest Products, LLC (PFP), and is owned by Metro Engineers, Inc. of Omaha, Nebraska. (This is not the Prairie Forest Products that sells treated wood as a division of Prendiville Industries.) PFP also bought equipment from the failed Naturall Fiberboard in Minneapolis, Kansas (see


Published November 1, 2001

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