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More Power!

At Lacrosse Hardwood Flooring our Division Manager, Paul Ostlund is standing next to our new 200 horse power, 480 volt motor. This motor is being installed on our residue grinding system to handle the increased production growth that converts defected wood residue into sustainable wood shavings for animal bedding and wood fuel pellets. Our commitment…
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What A Mess!

The annual July Lacrosse Hardwood Flooring employee taco bar and pie eating contest was a huge success. We took an extended lunch and enjoyed great food, great fun and prizes for our team building activities. In our loud, high speed manufacturing environment it’s always nice to take a long lunch with co-workers and enjoy the…
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What moves 100,000 times per day and goes nowhere?

One of our 4 high speed, optimizing, defect saws that remove undesired product from hardwood flooring, just before entering our precision end-matcher.  These four saws process 500 lineal feet of wood per minute and cycle approximately 100,000 cuts per shift.  All defected wood fiber and sawdust is re-purposed for use as environmentally friendly; local animal bedding, wood fuel pellets and paper products.

WOW – That’s really fast!

High speed, precision side-matching of hardwood flooring at 400 lineal feet per minute. Our custom built, German engineered, 8 head, opposed head side-matcher with over 350 horsepower holds milling tolerances of 3/1000’s of an inch. Less deviation than the thickness of a human hair along with rock solid quality control standards insures every piece of flooring you buy from Lacrosse Hardwood Flooring is milled correctly, graded accurately and ready to be the focal point of any home.