Enviva Pellets Sampson, LLC is located in Sampson County, NC near the towns of Faison and Clinton. It is owned by Enviva Partners, LP and is Enviva’s third wood pellet facility located in North Carolina. The Sampson plant is expected to produce approximately 500,000 metric tons of wood pellets per year in 2017 and to reach its full production capacity of approximately 600,000 metric tons of pellets per year in 2019.
Pellets produced at this plant are transported by truck to Enviva’s Port of Wilmington terminal on the Cape Fear River, primarily for export to European customers.
The facility employs approximately 90 people including technicians, engineers, and operators. Its operations support additional indirect employment throughout the region’s forestry and logging supply chain from increased demand.