They Left Behind Lasting Impressions

Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing November 2020 – Our fine team at Hatton-Brown Publishers is responsible for producing six trade magazines, one of which is Timber Processing. Those six magazines translate into 46…

Hatton-Brown Will Produce Conference During SFPA Expo

Article appears in Timber Processing October 2020
Southern Forest Products Assn. (SFPA) and Hatton-Brown Publishers, Inc. announce a collaboration on a sawmill…

No Barnum & Bailey Act But We’re Trying

Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing September 2020 – If you didn’t know any better, you would think the Timber Processing & Energy Expo, scheduled for September 30 to October 2…

Wish You Were Here (Or I Was There)

Article by Jessica Johnson, Senior Associate Editor, Timber Processing July/August 2020 – Okay, I am just going to come out and say it—I hate Zoom; Google Hangouts; Microsoft Teams; Apple Facetime; Facebook Live; Instagram Live. All of it is literally…

We’re Learning A Lot About What We Can Do

Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing June 2020 – A special thank you goes out to the nearly 200 softwood and hardwood lumbermen who completed our annual Sawmill Operations & Capital Expenditure Survey…

Remaining Hopeful

Article by Jessica Johnson, Senior Associate Editor, Timber Processing May 2020 – I am grateful that everyone I’ve talked to in the industry is healthy and operating, if not at a normal pace at least somewhere in the ballpark. Some places are feeling…

Our Industry Is On A Mission

Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing April 2020 – If you’re looking for optimism during the coronavirus crisis, you might turn to page 54. It’s the same “coming events” listing page that runs in every issue. That’s the point…

What Is An Encoder Anyway?

Article by Rich Donnell, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Processing March 2020 – We’ve been having some fun with sawmill terminology lately. We always so when we hire a new editor fresh out of college, who has been a sportswriter, and who is…

Family Matters To Fritz Mason

Article by Jessica Johnson, Senior Associate Editor, Timber Processing January/February 2020 – It’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…

99 Years And Counting

Article by David Abbott, Senior Associate Editor, Timber Processing November 2019 – “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…

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