Jordan Upgrades Grading System

Jordan Lumber, Mt. Gilead, N.C., is upgrading its Lineal High Grader (LHG) to take advantage of USNR’s Deep Learning technology and improved computing capability.

New Lumber E-Commerce 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.

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.

CNRG Buys Arkansas Dealer

Walter Morris, owner and operator of H&M Lumber, West Helena, Ar., has agreed to sell his business to Central Network Retail Group, a multi-brand retailer currently operating 109 hardware stores, home centers, and lumberyards in 15 states.

Fortress Apex PVC Decking Measures Up to Wildfire Codes

Fortress Apex PVC decking was evaluated in accordance with the California Building Commission's fire safety codes and subsequently awarded the green light for use in the state's Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) areas.

Orgill Moves Market Online

After careful consideration, Orgill, Inc. has announced plans to cancel its fall dealer market, originally scheduled for Aug. 27-29 in Las Vegas.

Kop-Coat Adds Sanitizers

In these times where the health and safety of all employees is at the forefront for most industries, wood preservative manufacturer Kop-Coat Protection Products is now providing disinfectants/sanitizers for commercial industries.

Penta’s Foggy Future for Industrial Wood Treaters

Industrial wood treaters must once again contemplate an unknown future, unsure if any North American manufacturer will step forward to produce pentachlorophenol (penta) after the end of next year.

Freres Adds Mass Timber Beams

With its new Mass Plywood Panel beam and column line up and running, Freres Lumber now has the ability to provide customers with a cost-competitive MPP solution for all structural elements of large-scale wood buildings.

Fortress Patents Railing Bracket

Fortress Building Products has been awarded a patent for a versatile mounting system for its HOME railing systems.