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Offline starmac

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MD mills status ?
« on: December 24, 2017, 08:51:12 PM »
I have sometime in the last few months heard that MD was either closed for business, or closing in the very near future.
Does anyone know what their status is.
Are they shutting down as in no more parts or anything, or just shutting down the production of the mills?

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2017, 12:02:14 PM »
That was touched on here a little while ago and I can't remember the details.  Hopefully somebody does know...
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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2017, 02:35:12 PM »
Web Page link above has the following note:

"NOTICE: We are currently relocating and are not manufacturing at this time; however, we are supplying parts during the relocation process. "

I hope they remain open and continue building mills

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #3 on: December 25, 2017, 05:43:08 PM »
Hopefully that is the case. It is not the story I had heard, but definitely a better one.

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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2017, 06:58:17 PM »
Well, at least that quote has a positive note about it...
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Re: MD mills status ?
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2018, 07:59:15 PM »
Frank had a little better knowledge of the situation there.


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Re: Still cutting and drying (not underground, yet)
Reply #4 on: January 18, 2018, 10:40:38 AM
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The owner did shut the operation down at MD mill.  Apparently his kids kicked him out of the buildings and he removed all accumulated parts etc.  I have no addition infor at this time.  I do know he was offed from teo sources to sell.  He refused.  He wanted way too much money for what was available.