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Klausner Lumber One Files Chapter 11 with over $100 Million in Liabilities

General News

Klausner Lumber One, LLC (HQ: Live Oak, FL), filed a voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on April 30, 2020.

It had been previously reported that production had ceased in March 2020.

In its bankruptcy filing, the sawmill claimed $100 to $500 million in estimated liabilities.

Among the unsecured claims are:

– KHT Klausner Holz Thüringen GmbH (HQ: Saalburg-Ebersdorf, Germany) at $12.1 million

– Taylor Industrial Construction, Inc. (HQ: Jasper, FL), at $1.3 million

– Klausner Trading Internationl GmbH (HQ: Oberndorf in Tirol, Austria), at $744.2 thousand

– Four Rivers Land & Timber Company (HQ: Perry, FL), at $423.7 thousand

– U.S. Lumber Coalition (HQ: Washington, D.C.), at $175.1 thousand

According to the filing, Klausner Lumber One, LLC, is 100% by non-debtor Klausner Holding USA, Inc.

Furthermore, Klausner Holdings USA, Inc., is 100% owned by non-debtor KNB GmbH (Austria) and KNB Gmbh is 100% owned by non-debtor Alpha Privatstiftung (Austria).

Trent Johnson is Lumber Team Leader at Blue Book Services, Inc.