Saratoga Mill provides business as usual

Saratoga Mill provides business as usual

With the help of neighbors, Saratoga Sawmill employees are working toward a full recovery.

The Beck Group and Forest2Market announce Sawmill TQ, a new data and analytics service for Southern sawmills

The Beck Group and Forest2Market announce Sawmill TQ, a new data and analytics service for Southern sawmills

The Beck Group and Forest2Market, Inc. announced a partnership to launch Sawmill TQ , a new service for gathering and delivering Southern Yellow Pine sawmill benchmark data to industry members.

Colorado timber mill slates $18mil major expansion

Colorado timber mill slates $18mil major expansion

With the surety of supply lined up, Montrose Forest Products is moving forward with a significant mill expansion.

Auction will liquidate plywood and Omak, WA, veneer mill

Auction will liquidate plywood and Omak, WA, veneer mill

A large, red and white sign sits along Highway 155 outside the empty log yard of the Colville Tribes’ Omak plywood and veneer mill announcing an upcoming auction at the facility that closed for – what appears now – to have been a final time in January 2017.

Pleasant River Lumber awarded $4.2M grant for $12M project in D-F ; Company carrying out $20M expansion between two mills

Pleasant River Lumber awarded $4.2M grant for $12M project in D-F ; Company carrying out $20M expansion between two mills

The Maine Technology Institute (MTI) recently awarded a $4,226,000 challenge grant from the Maine Technology Asset Fund 2.0 program to the Pleasant River Lumber Company.

$9.5 million investment at White River Forest Products focuses on product development

$9.5 million investment at White River Forest Products focuses on product development

White River Forest Products is making more than $9.5 million in upgrades and creating new jobs at its sawmill near the north shore of Lake Superior.

Colleen Goodridge, the matriarch of Vermont’s forest industry

Colleen Goodridge, the matriarch of Vermont’s forest industry

While an aging industry struggles with succession, Colleen Goodridge cultivates the next generation through education, relationships.

Local company may buy Western Excelsior mill site

Local company may buy Western Excelsior mill site

Aspen Wall Wood is interested in purchasing the remaining assets of the Western Excelsior mill facility in Mancos, officials from both companies announced during a Montezuma County commissioners meeting.

Ontario invests nearly $2 million in White River Forest Products

Ontario invests nearly $2 million in White River Forest Products

The Ontario government has announced $1.9 million in funding to support the modernization of the White River Forest Products sawmill.

IFG acquires Merritt Bros. mill

IFG acquires Merritt Bros. mill

Idaho Forest Group, a lumber producer in the Inland Northwest, has acquired the Merritt Brothers Finger Joint mill located in Athol.

Roseburg Forest Products completes purchase of Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

Roseburg Forest Products completes purchase of Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

Roseburg Forest Products announced that it has completed the purchase from Pembroke MDF, Inc. of Pembroke’s medium density fiberboard (MDF) plant and molding production facilities located in northeastern Ontario, Canada.

U.S. Secretary of Ag visits Kentucky mill

U.S. Secretary of Ag visits Kentucky mill

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue’s third RV Tour since he took office just under a year ago visited Morehead last Thursday afternoon as he toured Harold White Lumber Company for a few hours.

Jones buys Mississippi mill

Jones buys Mississippi mill

Jones Lumber Co., Columbia, Ms., has purchased Rives & Reynolds Lumber, Natchez, Ms, allowing the company to expand its offerings by adding grade lumber to its production capabilities and opening up sales to the international market.

UMaine scientists envision smart mills, new papers for medicine and food packaging

UMaine scientists envision smart mills, new papers for medicine and food packaging

Paper products being developed by Maine researchers could be better for the environment and help rebuild the market for the state’s mills.

Wood products company putting 120 jobs in South Carolina

Wood products company putting 120 jobs in South Carolina

A wood products company says it will create 120 new jobs in South Carolina over the next five years.

Pyramid Mountain Lumber hit with ransomware attack 

Pyramid Mountain Lumber hit with ransomware attack 

“Your files have been encrypted,” were the words on a black screen for the file servers at Pyramid Mountain Lumber.

Self-cleaning camera developed at UBC proves its worth at Canfor sawmill

Self-cleaning camera developed at UBC proves its worth at Canfor sawmill

A self-cleaning camera created by ExcelSense Technologies, a UBC-based venture, has cut maintenance downtime at one of the log lines in a British Columbia sawmill by almost 60 per cent.

Tuscaloosa company plans new lumber mill

Tuscaloosa company plans new lumber mill

A 130-year-old Tuscaloosa company is preparing to build a new lumber mill in south Alabama, which is expected to create more than 100 jobs and produce 250 million feet of board annually.

Log shortages due to wildfire, a long winter, and mountain pine beetles, cause mill curtailment and layoff's at B.C. mills 

Log shortages due to wildfire, a long winter, and mountain pine beetles, cause mill curtailment and layoff’s at B.C. mills 

A lagging lumber supply has led West Kelowna’s Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd. to let go of at least 20 employees.

Pyramid Mountain Lumber employees recognized for timber grading accuracy

Pyramid Mountain Lumber employees recognized for timber grading accuracy

Pyramid Mountain Lumber excels again this year in grader performance.