Company Profile

Whole Trees Inc (AKA: Whole Trees LLC~Essentium Materials LLC)
Profile last edited on: 7/16/2023      CAGE: 59CF6      UEI: Z6STNCD5YDR9

Business Identifier: Regional manufacturing system to source round timber
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Location Information

East 2890 Lorenz Road
Stoddard, WI 54658
   (608) 452-3894
Location: Single
Congr. District: 03
County: Vernon

Public Profile

Headquartered in Madison WI., with a fabrication facility in Westby, WI and forset operations in Stoddard, WI., WholeTrees® brings the abundant waste stream of healthy forest management to high-value construction markets, supplying to and catalyzing the growing restorative building movement. Whole Trees designs and constructs sustainable buildings and manufactures timber components from forest products for structural systems. The company re-brands round timber for urban and commercial environments in place of steel. It brings small-diameter forest thinning to the construction industry, and plans to license its tech solutions to the forest products industry. The firm provides architectural services for custom applications of timber in construction; engineering and consultation for a wide variety of timber construction; project management and sub-contracting for Whole Trees timber component installation; and sales of modular commercial structural building systems that can replace steel with comparable prices, cheaper LEED credits, and faster installation

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2017 2 USDA $677,040
Project Title: Advanced Grading for Improvement and Reliability of Round Timber Design Values
2014 2 USDA $504,058
Project Title: Forest to Factory: Round Timber Supply Chain Tools and Techniques
2012 2 USDA $461,189
Project Title: Structural Testing of Round Branched Timbers
2010 2 NSF $1,168,475
Project Title: Coconut (Coir) Fiber Automotive Composites

Key People / Management

  Roald Gundersen -- President, Co-Founder

  Amelia Swan Baxter -- Vice President, Co-Founder

  Stanton David Greer

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