We’re Learning A Lot About What We Can Do

A special thank you goes out to the nearly 200 softwood and hardwood lumbermen who completed our annual Sawmill Operations & Capital Expenditure Survey, the results of which…

Remaining Hopeful

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 more of the pinch than others and a lot of it has to do with how they perceive lumber prices…

Our Industry Is On A Mission

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: The page lists the names, locations and dates of events as if they will actually be held…

What Is An Encoder Anyway?

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

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 year specialist, having written my first profile…

99 Years And Counting

“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…

Arizona Seeks Huge Forest Investment

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…

Getting The Kids To Join Up

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…

Taking The Pulse Of Optimism

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…

Market Trends Bear Watching

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…

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New Mexico Gains New Sawmill Venture

Northern California’s Lance Forest Products is relocating a sawmill from Redding to Cimarron, New Mexico with the help of a $350,000 investment from the state Economic Development Dept. Lance Forest Products executives have developed logging and thinning agreements...

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CLT Will Be Part of Upcoming Atlanta Conference

One of the main sessions during the upcoming Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference to be held in Atlanta March 12-13 concerns mass timber products, marketing and construction. Several speakers will address mass timber, including Charles Gale,...

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Timber Processing Person of the Year

Timber Processing magazine will announce its 32nd annual Person of the Year award in the combined January-February issue. The 2020 Person of the Year will be featured in the issue, and will receive the award plaque during the Timber Processing & Energy Expo to be...

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Governor Visit Highlights Hurst Boiler Operations

As part of an ongoing tour to highlight products made in Georgia, Governor Brian Kemp visited Hurst Boiler & Welding Co. Inc. in Coolidge, Georgia. in early December. A key forest products industry supplier, Hurst Boiler & Welding Co. Inc. has been...

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Our publication focuses on sawmill project installations in the softwood and hardwood lumber industry in North America and worldwide. Special emphasis is also given to new product technologies and to the important issues impacting the lumber manufacturing industry.

The Timber Processing editorial staff counts 90 years of combined experience in visiting sawmill operations, interviewing management and production personnel and delivering concise and accurate reports on startups and upgrades.

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