Jonathan Martin Dies In Louisiana

Jonathan E. Martin, an industrial engineer who led the transformation of his family’s small sawmill operation into a multi-facility producer of OSB and plywood, all the while growing the company’s timberland portfolio into one of the largest privately held in the...

Sierra Pacific Installing Solar Panels

Continuing its commitment to sustainable energy, Sierra Pacific Industries is installing 30 acres of solar panels near its Red Bluff, Calif. offices. The project, which consists of 30,240 panels, is expected to be complete by December. The $12 million solar...

TP&EE 2020 Off To A Good Start

More than a hundred companies have already signed on to exhibit at the Timber Processing & Energy Expo to be held September 30 to October 2, 2020 at the Portland Exposition Center in Portland, Ore. The event, which caters to lumber and engineered wood products...

Canfor Committee Analyzing Great Pacific Offer

Canfor Corp. announced that a Special Committee of its board of directors has retained Greenhill & Co. as financial advisor. Greenhill is preparing a valuation of the common shares of the company. Additionally, the Special Committee has retained Osler, Hoskin...

GP Makes Commitment To Gurdon Mills, Community

Georgia-Pacific is investing $70 million in upgrades at its lumber and plywood operations in Gurdon, Ark. Some of the improvements include an advanced merchandiser, new panel assembly stations with state-of-the-art scanning systems, an upgraded power plant and...

IKEA Will Close Lone U.S. Plant

IKEA Industry announced it will discontinue production at its Danville, Va. location in December. The plant, which has been in operation since 2008 and employs 300, produces wood-based furniture for its retail stores in the U.S. and Canada. Production will be moving...