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Frank Peeples


Peeples Industries, Inc.

Frank K. Peeples, Jr

Current Position: President, Peeples Industries, Inc.  Mr. Peeples, Jr. has served in this capacity since 2002.  Peeples Industries Inc is a marine terminal owner / operator in the US Southeast that specializes in bulk material handling (import and export).  Mr. Peeples has been in the export woodchip business for his entire career shipping both pulp grade and biomass chips to ports around the globe.  Prior to this Mr. Peeples, Jr. has worked in increasing levels of operations and management of Peeples Industries and affiliates throughout his life. 

After obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr. Peeples, Jr. was employed with Lockwood Greene Engineer’s (C2HM, engineering consultants) in Atlanta, Ga. as a mechanical engineer specializing in materials handling projects prior to obtaining a Master’s in Business Administration in 1996 and finally returning to Peeples Industries, Inc. full time.

Education: Lawrenceville School: 1987, Vanderbilt University, BME: 1991, University of Georgia, MBA: 1996


Panel Discussion: North America Woodchip Supply

Day One

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Representatives from woodchip exporting companies in the USA and Canada have been invited to discuss the current situation and outlook for export woodchip supply from their respective countries, to both the Asian and European woodchip markets