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Swanson Acquires Olympic Panel

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

Swanson Group Manufacturing LLC has acquired Olympic Panel Products in Shelton, Wash., a longtime panel manufacturing facility and top plywood overlay producer in North America. Swanson purchased the plant from...

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Structural Panel Production Rose

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

North American structural panel production increased 2.6% to 30.68 billion SF in 2014 compared to 2013. OSB production was up 6% to 19.88 billion SF, with U.S. production increasing 4.1% to 13.008 billion SF and...

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Housing Starts Topped One Million

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

U.S. housing starts in 2014 totaled 1,005,800 million units, up 9% from 2013,...

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Swanson Will Rebuild Springfield Plywood Mill

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

Officials with Swanson Group Mfg. LLC announced plans in January to rebuild the...

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Swanson Announcement To Rebuild Great News

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Editor's Blog | 0 comments

Written By: Dan Shell I was working on a story for the March issue of PW about...

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GP Will Upgrade Thorsby LVL

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Update | 0 comments

Georgia-Pacific is investing $6 million at its Thorsby, Ala. engineered lumber...

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Norbord To Become Largest OSB Producer

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Update | 0 comments

Norbord Inc. and Ainsworth Lumber are merging and creating the largest OSB...

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