Governor Northam Announces Lumber Exporting Company to Establish Operations in Suffolk

Jun 29, 2021

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that Kristi Corporation, a global supplier of industrial raw material for aluminum and steel metallurgical industries, will invest $1.1 million to establish a log load and fumigation facility at 1326 Portsmouth Boulevard in the City of Suffolk. The company plans to source 100 percent of its exports from Virginia loggers. Virginia successfully competed with North Carolina and Pennsylvania for the project, which will create 10 new jobs.