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EPA Amends Formaldehyde Standards, Final Rule To Be Published

Posted by on Nov 1, 2017 in News | 0 comments

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a direct final rule October 25 to update a few voluntary consensus standards in the...

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‘Plywood On Steroids’ Holds Great Potential For Northwest Economy

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Oregon and Southwest Washington are well-positioned to become a manufacturing hub for cross-laminated timber — an innovative building...

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Massive Texas RoyOMartin OSB Plant Nears Opening

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Opening this fall, RoyOMartin says its upcoming facility will be the first greenfield facility to manufacture oriented strand board (OSB)...

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Nation’s Largest Mass Timber Building Under Construction In Oregon

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in News | 0 comments

As a crane lowered a glulam beam and construction workers on either end deftly guided it into connection with two upright wooden columns, a...

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Dieffenbacher Builds World’s Largest LVL Press At Roseburg Forest Products

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Utilizing Dieffenbacher’s expertise in particleboard, Roseburg Forest Products will produce approximately three million cubic feet of...

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Arauco N.A.’s Kelly Shotbolt Receives Landry Leadership Award

Posted by on Oct 6, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Arauco North America President Kelly Shotbolt has been named the first recipient of the Brock R. Landry Industry Leadership Award. The...

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