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Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (208) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: k***@***.com
Local Address: West Virginia, United States
Lignetics , Inc.
P.O. Box 1706
Sandpoint , Idaho 83864
United States

Company Description: Lignetics is one of the pioneers in the pellet fuel industry. The company was founded in 1983 by Dr. William Pickering, retired Director of NASA's Jet Propulsion...   more
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SANDPOINT, ID, March 13, 2014 ...
www.woodbiomass.com, 1 Mar 2014 [cached]
SANDPOINT, ID, March 13, 2014 (PRNewswire) - Ken Tucker, CEO of Lignetics, Inc., announced today the acquisition of Lignetics by Taglich Private Equity LLC, Management and Gladstone Capital Corporation, who provided subordinated debt and equity financing, along with Texas Capital Bank, who provided senior debt in support of the transaction.    ... read more
Lignetics Blog
www.lignetics.com, 20 Feb 2014 [cached]
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Ken Tucker (208) 263-0564
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Sandpoint, Idaho - Ken Tucker, CEO of Lignetics, Inc. ("Lignetics"), announced today the acquisition of Lignetics by Taglich Private Equity LLC ("Taglich"), Management and Gladstone Capital Corporation, who provided subordinated debt and equity financing, along with Texas Capital Bank, who provided senior debt in support of the transaction. "Completing this transaction marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in Lignetics' history as the market leader in the residential wood pellet industry," Tucker said. "The management team of Lignetics is very excited to be partnering with Taglich, and looks forward to their support in our Company's continued growth and development."
Tucker also noted that the transaction will give Lignetics the capital base to pursue expansion plans. "We were looking for investors that would bring stable leadership to the company and a long term view, and this transaction has accomplished that," said Tucker.
Lignetics: Pioneers in the pellet fuel industry
www.lignetics.com, 6 Jan 2010 [cached]
They purchased a small pellet plant in Sandpoint, Idaho and over the years that facility, under the direction of the then General Manager Ken Tucker, developed into the premier pellet manufacturer in North America.
In 1993 a second plant was opened in Doniphan, Missouri, which was replaced in 1997 by Lignetics third and largest plant in Glenville, West Virginia.
Today, Ken Tucker, now Lignetics President and CEO, continues to implement the ideals of its founders. He leads this company into the future and oversees Lignetics dedication to quality, customer service and expanding capacity. Lignetics is dedicated to manufacturing the highest quality, best value wood fuel pellets available.
Board of Directors
www.pelletheat.org, 23 Oct 2009 [cached]
Ken Tucker Lignetics, Inc. PO Box 1706 Sandpoint, ID 83864 TEL: (208) 263-0564 FAX: (208) 263-9292
Virginia Economic Development Partnership
www.yesva.com, 4 Dec 2007 [cached]
Ken Tucker
Lignetics
(304) 462-4848
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Ken Tucker, CEO of Lignetics, said, “The reasons Lunenburg County was selected include the warm welcome from a large number of local sawmill operators, allowing the availability of raw materials, the ease of transporting our finished products to our customer base and the tremendous support we received from the community.â€
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