DeckExpo Relocates as Sister Remodeling Show Goes Online

To meet the need for inpatient care, the exhibit hall of the Baltimore Convention Center has been converted into a facility to treat those recovering from COVID-19.

Yellawood Sponsors NASCAR Race

Great Southern Wood Preserving, Abbeville, Al., has inked a multi-year deal for its YellaWood brand to be title sponsor of the fall NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.

The Follow-Through

Although a term often associated with baseball and other sports, the meaning of “follow-through” goes far beyond that. The definition is: to engage in an action or complete some task that one said or implied one would do.

Olsen on Sales: Caring & Curious vs. Needy & Greedy

I often hear journeymen salespeople say, “I can’t believe she says that kind of thing to her customers! I could never talk to my customers like that.” If you listen to Master Sellers talk to their customers, you'll be amazed at how hard they push and the statements they get away with.

Roseburg MDF Recertified

Roseburg Forest Products, Springfield, Or., has published its eighth certified Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), providing standardized and objective information about the lifecycle environmental impacts of the company’s wood products, and now including MDF.

Lumber E-Sales Platform Goes Live

Two former Chicago lumbermen have teamed with two financial tech services executives to launch a new e-commerce platform for lumber that they promise has worked the kinks out of previous failed systems.

3 Tips for Improving Lumberyard Efficiency

Running an efficient and productive lumberyard is a tall task. Shipment frequency is increasing and lead time expectations are getting shorter.

West Fraser Tops Billion Foot Club

West Fraser remained the largest global softwood lumber producer in 2019, topping the annual FEA-Canada Billion Board Foot Club list for the twelfth straight year.

Mills Upgrade Grading Tech

The Wilkins family is updating the Lineal High Grader (LHG) systems at its two Pacific Northwest mills to capitalize on Deep Learning technology for improved lumber grade classification and recovery.

Workin’ Wi to Fi

“Tumble outta bed and stumble in the kitchen
Pour myself a cup of ambition.”
Yawn and stretch and try to come to life…

SPAX Names New President

SPAX, a brand of the Altenloh, Brinck & Co., has announced the appointment of Jim Winn as its President for the SPAX brand in North America.

Versatile Level

Klein Tools’ new Laser Line Bubble Level functions as both a torpedo level and a laser level, with a v-groove and strong magnetic base.

Idaho Veneer Winds Down

After 67 years of veneer manufacturing, the Malloy family is winding down operations at Idaho Veneer Co. after selling its site in Post Falls, Id.

Cable Rail Companies Consolidate in Carson City

Sister brands The Cable Connection and Ultra-tec have consolidated from three buildings to one in Carson City, Nv. The move includes the addition of state-of the-art technology and lean initiatives that will allow the manufacturer to expand services and products.

Rayonier Welcomes Pope

Rayonier Inc. has completed its acquisition of Pope Resources, Poulsbo, Wa. “The completion of this transaction significantly expands and enhances our Pacific Northwest timberland and real estate portfolio,” said David Nunes, president and CEO of Rayonier.

Montana Lumberyard Folding

Third-generation, family-owned Bear Paw Lumber, Havre, Mt., is winding down operations at 44 years of business.

Overcoming Adversity: Lessons Learned Across 11 Decades of Challenging Times

Looking back over our 116+ years of business experience, we realize now more than ever how much we have seen, and how much the tough challenges we have faced along the way have helped us to learn through adversity.