Valley Springs is being considered for a new state‐of‐the‐art manufacturing facility with the potential for 24 to 34 new jobs.    Sustainable biomass and wood fiber manufacturer Confluence Energy, LLC, announced its proposed expansion to Valley Springs in March and held a public meeting on March 29th to meet the community and share more about the company’s Valley Springs expansion plans.

If all goes according to plan, construction of the new multi‐million dollar facility would start in July and be completed in November.    The company takes dead, beetle‐infested trees and other salvageable forest materials and turns them into a variety of manufactured products such as wood pellets, cat litter and garden and soil products.

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