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NewLife Gains Full Production

NewLife Forest Restoration has ramped up production at its new engineered wood products plant in Bellemont, Ariz., while also increasing forest restoration work in service of its 4 Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) Phase 1 Forest Service stewardship contract that seeks to thin and treat more than 300,000 acres at risk of…

Labor, Materials Issues Cause Project Delays

The same labor availability issues that have plagued forest products manufacturers since the COVID pandemic began are also plaguing builders as the economy seeks to rebound. According to a survey of more than 2,000 construction companies, both hourly and salaried employees are…

Roseburg To Shut Down Dillard P’board

Roseburg Forest Products (RFP) announced on August 25 that it will shut down its particleboard plant in Dillard, Ore. The plant has been in operation since 1965, and will continue running as the plant prepares for shut down in the next 60 days…

Digital Platform Is Presented

Beginning September 27 exploreSiempelkamp will participate in the digital event, LIGNA.Innovation Network, organized by Deutsche Messe AG and the VDMA Woodworking Machinery Assn…

Producers Announce Personnel Changes

PotlatchDeltic Corp. has appointed Ashlee Cribb as Vice President, Wood Products. She succeeds Tom Temple, who is retiring in October after serving in this role since 2009. “We are thrilled to welcome Ashlee,” comments Eric Cremers, PotlatchDeltic…

Arboreal Plans CLT Facility In Uruguay

Equipment and technology supplier Ledinek reports it has been selected to supply a CLT line for a new venture, Arboreal, in Tacuarembó, Uruguay. In March 2021, businessman Mark Crandall from the United States and Matías Abergo, CEO of…

Martco Announces Corrigan “Two”

Martco L.L.C. (RoyOMartin) announced that its Texas subsidiary, Corrigan OSB, L.L.C., will invest $211 million and construct a stand-alone oriented strandboard (OSB) manufacturing facility near its current OSB plant located in Corrigan on U.S. Highway…

Mercer Purchases Katerra CLT Facility

Mercer International Inc., a global forest products company based in Vancouver, BC, reported it received approval from the applicable Bankruptcy Court for the purchase by its subsidiary, Blue Varsity, of the cross-laminated timber manufacturing facility in…

Huber Announces Plans For New Mill In Minnesota

Huber Engineered Woods LLC (HEW), a subsidiary of J.M. Huber Corp., has announced that it will build a new oriented strandboard (OSB) facility in…

2020 APA Safety and Health Award Winners Announced

APA–The Engineered Wood Assn. has announced the winners of its 2020 Safety and Health Awards, the industry’s premier safety award program…

NewLife Gains Full Production

NewLife Forest Restoration has ramped up production at its new engineered wood products plant in Bellemont, Ariz., while also increasing forest restoration work in service of its 4 Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI) Phase 1 Forest Service stewardship contract that seeks to thin and treat more than 300,000 acres at risk of…

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Labor, Materials Issues Cause Project Delays

The same labor availability issues that have plagued forest products manufacturers since the COVID pandemic began are also plaguing builders as the economy seeks to rebound. According to a survey of more than 2,000 construction companies, both hourly and salaried employees are…

read more

Roseburg To Shut Down Dillard P’board

Roseburg Forest Products (RFP) announced on August 25 that it will shut down its particleboard plant in Dillard, Ore. The plant has been in operation since 1965, and will continue running as the plant prepares for shut down in the next 60 days…

read more

Producers Announce Personnel Changes

PotlatchDeltic Corp. has appointed Ashlee Cribb as Vice President, Wood Products. She succeeds Tom Temple, who is retiring in October after serving in this role since 2009. “We are thrilled to welcome Ashlee,” comments Eric Cremers, PotlatchDeltic…

read more

Arboreal Plans CLT Facility In Uruguay

Equipment and technology supplier Ledinek reports it has been selected to supply a CLT line for a new venture, Arboreal, in Tacuarembó, Uruguay. In March 2021, businessman Mark Crandall from the United States and Matías Abergo, CEO of…

read more

Martco Announces Corrigan “Two”

Martco L.L.C. (RoyOMartin) announced that its Texas subsidiary, Corrigan OSB, L.L.C., will invest $211 million and construct a stand-alone oriented strandboard (OSB) manufacturing facility near its current OSB plant located in Corrigan on U.S. Highway…

read more

Happy 25th Birthday Chopin Plywood

RoyOMartin commemorated 25 years of operations at its plywood manufacturing facility in Chopin, La. with a ceremony featuring a look back at the beginning stages of the plant and the impact it has had on the company and community since its inception…

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Arauco Closing Eugene MDF

ARAUCO announced it is closing its medium density fiberboard (MDF) production facility in Eugene, Ore. as of May 1. ARAUCO states it will continue to support customers from its other facilities, and that the decision was based on an assessment over…

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