Record Volume Of Southern Pine Lumber Exports To China

Exports of Southern Pine lumber to China are soaring, thanks to promotional efforts funded by the USDA’s Market Access Program (MAP). Southern Pine lumber exports to China are expected to reach $54 million this year, a ten-fold increase since the U.S. wood...

Wide Lumber Boosts Profits In Southern Pine Region

A bench marking study recently completed by The Beck Group reveals that among producers of Southern Pine lumber, mills focused on producing wide lumber (particularly 2×12) were more profitable in 2012 than mills that were not. Typically the large logs that yield wide...

Interfor To Acquire Keadle Lumber In Georgia

International Forest Products Limited (Interfor) announced today that it had reached agreement in principle to acquire the assets of Keadle Lumber Enterprises, Inc. of Thomaston, Georgia. Keadle is a well-regarded producer of high quality southern yellow pine lumber...