Enviva Pellets Northampton LLC is located in Northampton County, NC near the towns of Gaston, Roanoke Rapids and Garysburg and is Enviva’s second wood pellet facility located in North Carolina. The facility has a production capacity of 500,000 metric tons per year which will be manufactured from a mix of untreated raw wood, waste wood and residuals.
Pellets produced at this plant are transported by truck to Enviva’s Port of Chesapeake on the Elizabeth River in Chesapeake, Va., primarily for export to European customers.
The facility employs more than 70 people including technicians, engineers and operators. Its operations support additional indirect employment throughout the region’s forestry and logging supply chain from increased demand.