Family Matters To Fritz Mason

Family Matters To Fritz MasonIt’s time for the 32nd annual announcement of the Timber Processing  Person of the Year—a time that always excites me. I am a bit of a person of the year specialist, having written my first profile on Jill Snider Brewer...

99 Years And Counting

George Varn, Sr. "Gee, ain’t it funny how time slips away,” Willie Nelson sings in what is probably one of the great American songwriter’s less well remembered gems. Willie is getting on up there—86 this year; he released a new song in 2018 with...

Arizona Seeks Huge Forest Investment

Article by Dan ShellManaging Editor Lumber-producing companies make investments all the time to capitalize on targeted resources and wood baskets. What kind of investment would it take to handle 1.097 billion BF of mostly small logs and 152 million...

Getting The Kids To Join Up

Article by Rich DonnellEditor-in-Chief I keep running into long-time acquaintances at lumber industry events who tell me they’re about to retire. This always depresses me, because for one thing it means I probably won’t see them much anymore, and...

Taking The Pulse Of Optimism

Article by Rich DonnellEditor-in-Chief Once again we present the Softwood Lumber Sawmill Operations and Capital Expenditure survey results. Again, this is a survey of U.S. softwood lumber operations. We receive a sprinkling of sawmillers from...

Market Trends Bear Watching

Article by Dan Shell Managing Editor There was an interesting note in a recent issue of the Random Lengths newsletter highlighting a report from the National Assn. of Homebuilders (NAHB): Following years of a trend toward larger houses, including...

Supply-Demand Beat Goes On

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief During my recent visit to Georgia-Pacific’s newly started up sawmill in Talladega, Ala., and during my discussions there about the fact that GP is building two additional sawmills (in Georgia) this year, the...

Pursuing Self-reliance

Article by Dan Shell Managing Editor Talking with Timber Processing 2019 Person of the Year Red Emmerson and touring Sierra Pacific Industries’ new sawmill in Shelton, Wash. last year, two themes kept popping up: self-reliance and full utilization....

Trying (Unsuccessfully) To Put A Wrap On 2018

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief 2018 has to go down as one of the more remarkable years in North America sawmill history. In fact, history was made with a record framing lumber composite price pushing toward $570 in early summer, followed...

Brexit For Dummies

Article by Jessica Johnson Associate Editor Here in North America, while we have all heard about the decision of the United Kingdom to exit the European Union dubbed “Brexit,” we aren’t as looped in as we could be. Indulge me in a current events...

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Timber Processing & Energy Expo Is Still A Go

Timber Processing & Energy Expo Is Still A GoThe Timber Processing & Energy Expo (TP&EE)) is expected to be held as scheduled September 30 to October 2 at the Portland Exposition Center in Portland, Oregon, announced show producer Hatton-Brown Expositions....

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Full Speed Ahead For Hatton-Brown Publishers

Full Speed Ahead For Hatton-Brown PublishersHatton-Brown Publishers Inc. released a statement regarding its operations during the coronavirus crisis as follows: “As we all deal with personal, family and employee health concerns brought on by the coronavirus crisis, we...

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Copley Addresses Southern Pine Developments

Copley Addresses Southern Pine DevelopmentsAndrew Copley, senior analyst with Forisk Consulting, spoke on North American Timberland and Forest Industry Capital Investment Trends during the recent Wood Bioenergy Conference & Expo in Atlanta. He noted that...

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