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.

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.

MOSO Acquires German Manufacturer

Bamboo specialist MOSO International BV has acquired Bambeau Becker und Großgarten GmbH, located in Frechen, Germany. For the time being, the brands and sales structures of both companies remain unchanged.

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.