Port Angeles: K Ply back in operation again

K Ply plywood mill in Port Angeles began operations again Sunday evening after shutting down for about a week because of a lack of product orders, an employee said.

The company took advantage of the slowdown to conduct some routine maintenance on its equipment, a spokeswoman said.

The mill at Marine Drive and Valley Street is owned by Juneau, Alaska-based Klukwan Inc.

It produces plywood, including western red cedar siding, which is a specialty of the mill.

K Ply was formed in May 1989 when Klukwan Inc., an Alaskan native village corporation, purchased the mill.

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