COVER STORY – Manthei Veneer Goes Forward –
PETOSKEY, Michigan – Like many have before, and likely many will in the coming years, Manthei Veneer had a fire. The green end of the rotary face veneer mill in picturesque Petoskey was a total loss in August 2017. After squeaking by during the downturn, focusing on getting as lean as possible while still providing top quality products, the fire caused President (and third generation family owner) Jeremy Manthei to question whether it was going to make sense to rebuild.
Article by Jessica Johnson, Senior Associate Editor, Panel World