Bio Fiber, LLC.

Bio Fiber, LLC. has signed a 5 year lease agreement with the DL Building Authority on the 125,000 square foot manufacturing facility in the current industrial park.  Their intention is to transport bovine digestate agripulp (dairy manure that has been processed under heat and pressure for about 21 days in an anaerobic digester) to the facility and manufacture gardening products utilizing TPM machines.  They will manufacture various products including, but not limited to gardening mats, gardening pots, and construction products.  Although this project is in the early stages of development, this is exciting for the Lake Region!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

PROJECT BASIC FACTS:

  • 25 Jobs – Phase I/1st shift
  • 45 Jobs – Phase II/2nd shift added
  • 65 Jobs – Phase III/3rd shift added after 18 months
  • 125k square foot manufacturing facility
  • Manufacture various gardening and construction products
  • USDA & the University of Wisconsin are committed to the success of this project

PROJECT STATUS:

  • Purchasing equipment  – Summer 2017
  • Producing product – Fall/Winter 2017

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR DEVILS LAKE:

  • Lease payments on the City owned manufacturing building
  • Job creation
  • New families
  • Increased business development