Ruston, La. – (November 4, 2022) – Alumni, Applied and Natural Sciences, General News, Partnerships, Research, Tech Family
Timber-industry leader Martin Sustainable Resources LLC in Alexandria has committed $2 million as the leadership gift toward the construction of Louisiana Tech University’s new Forest Products Innovation Center.
The State of Louisiana will soon select the architect to design the building, which will be located on South Campus and provide space for a transdisciplinary approach to solving the challenges associated with the timber industry.
“Louisiana Tech is uniquely positioned to serve our vast industry across the southern United States,” said Scott Poole, Scott Poole is President and Chief Operating Officer for RoyOMartin, a subsidiary of Martin Sustainable Resources. “The Forest Products Innovation Center will become a hub for discovering new methods to capture, produce, and utilize our renewable and sustainable forests for generations to come. We are proud of Louisiana Tech and the spirit of growth and community engagement the University embodies.”
Read the full press release HERE.
From left: Scott Poole, President and Chief Operating Officer for RoyOMartin; Roy O. Martin III, Chairman, CEO, and CFO for RoyOMartin; Dr. Les Guice, Louisiana Tech President; and Dr. Gary Kennedy, Dean of the College of Applied and Natural Sciences