RY Timber, Townsend, Mt., will begin indefinitely closing its Townsend Mill due to a shortage of timber.
Bliffert Lumber & Hardware, Milwaukee, Wi., has added an unusual new delivery truck to its fleet. Instead of the traditional Bliffert white and blue, this delivery truck is sporting a pink paint job to support Susan G. Komen Wisconsin, a local nonprofit dedicated to bringing an end to breast cancer.
Griffin Lumber, Cordele, Ga., is upgrading its Lineal High Grader (LHG) with Deep Learning technology to detect knots and pith.
Timber Products, Springfield, Or., will install a state-of-the-art Meinan lathe at its Yreka, Ca., facility, further improving veneer and plywood production as part of an ongoing strategy to modernize its plywood business.
Six-unit r.k. Miles, Manchester, Vt., has agreed to acquire the four lumberyards of “friendly competitor” Allen Lumber, Barre, Vt.Founded in 1888, Allen Lumber has branches in Barre, Montpelier, St. Johnsbury, and Waitsfield, Vt. Miles has a like number of yards in Vermont, plus two in Massachusetts.
Spahn & Rose Lumber Co. has agreed to purchase Moeller & Walter, Reinbeck, Ia.
Hayward Lumber, Monterey, Ca., has purchased the assets of Buena Tool Co., Santa Barbara, Ca.
During the recent NAWLA Traders Market, the North American Wholesale Lumber Association unveiled an intricate, colorful new logo as the centerpiece of an expansive rebranding campaign.