Robert Byrd (Bob) Jordan III, who led Jordan Lumber & Supply Inc. to become one of the most progressive sawmill operations and one of the largest lumber producers in North America, who was a 2007 Timber Processing Man of the Year, and who served as Lt. Gov. of North Carolina from 1984 to 1988, and as state senator from 1976 to 1984, died February 16 peacefully at home overlooking Lake Tillery in Mount Gilead, NC, surrounded by his loving family. He was 87.
Jordan served as CEO and President of Jordan Lumber & Supply, Inc. and its affiliates from the time he returned home from the armed services in 1956 as a Captain in the U.S. Army until being succeeded by his son, Robert IV, this year.
Under Bob Jordan’s leadership, Jordan Lumber & Supply’s business imprint on its local community and industry overall reads like an exemplary template of what every forest products company should strive to be: A growing, innovative business that views long-term viability and sustainability while providing good jobs and conserving raw materials as matters of principle.
The State of North Carolina flew its flags half-mast for three days upon Jordan’s death.
USNR announced in early September, they have sold the DynaStar Maintenance Management Software to DrekiTek Software Solutions Ltd., and looks forward to a long-term relationship with DrekiTek Software Solutions as it continues the development and support of the DynaStar system…
Following a pandemic-induced cancellation in 2020, the biennial Timber Processing & Energy Expo returns September 28-30 to the Portland Exposition Center in Portland, Ore. Hatton-Brown Expositions, an affiliate of Timber Processing magazine, has hosted the event since 2010…
Timber Processing & Energy Expo, which will be held September 28-30 at the Portland Exposition Center in Portland, Ore., will include two conferences: Sawmill Productivity & Efficiency; and From Forest to Frame: Mass Timber Developments.
The seventh TP&EE will spotlight 150 machinery and technology exhibiting companies catering to the lumber and engineered wood products sectors. Held every other year, it was cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020…
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