Intex Corp. specializes in custom crushing and screening

IMG_24111by Mary Weaver

photos by Bill Weaver

Intex Corp., based in Albertville, MN, is a 35-year-old family owned business, co-owned by Greg and Brian Buhl, Company CEO and CFO respectively, since 1997. Intex is known for their business specialty, custom crushing and screening. As a road contractor from Minneapolis put it, “When contractors from all around the area produce piles of rubble from tearing up concrete or asphalt, they call on Intex to come in and crush it.” We caught up with one of Intex’s crew while they were crushing concrete rubble piled along a torn-up street in Rochester, MN. There, they were stockpiling it for reuse in the road base for the new construction. [Read more…]

Biomass Micro-chipping a specialty at J&R Cahoon Logging, Inc.

3541by Jon M. Casey

J&R Cahoon Logging, Inc. of Bellhaven, NC is a family-owned logging and wood chipping business that has been operating for three generations. J&R Cahoon Logging began when current owner, Joedy Cahoon’s grandfather started cutting timber for lumber and for the local paper mills in the area. As Joedy’s father Carlton became old enough, he took over the business from his father and similarly, Joedy started working with his father after finishing high school. When Carlton passed away in 2004, Joedy began running the business for his mother. Today, not only does Cahoon oversee the logging business but he is also a co-owner of Tidewater Land & Timber Company in Bellhaven, a business that helps secure timber clearing contracts for J&R Cahoon’s logging company. [Read more…]