New Sawmills Are Dotting The Landscape

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief You probably recall the movie Saving Private Ryan. If you do, you’ll remember that Captain Miller and his Ranger company, following their heroic contribution to the breakthrough at Omaha Beach, was assigned to find Private Ryan...

CLT Movement Spreads To Eastern Half Of U.S.

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief As written up on page six of this issue, the recent Panel & Engineered Lumber International Conference & Expo in Atlanta included in its extensive agenda several talks on mass timber construction, including one on...

To See The Future, First Look Back

Article by Jessica Johnson Associate Editor Over the last few years it seems there has been a flurry of new mill announcements, startups and upgrades with new ones popping up every few days. The downside to some of those announcements is the revelation that many...

Information To Be Had

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief You may be aware that Timber Processing magazine is closely affiliated with Panel World and Wood Bioenergy magazines. While TP obviously covers the lumber industry, PW focuses on panels and engineered wood products, and WBE...

A Different Take

Article by Jessica Johnson Associate Editor When I started with Timber Processing , I was as green asthey come. Fresh from the University of Alabama’s English department, I’d never heard of a sawmill, let alone been in one. I’ve come a long way in seven years—but, to...

Thanks For Your Open Door Policy

Article by Rich Donnell Editor-in-Chief I like to use this space at the end of the year to express my appreciation to all of the companies that opened their sawmills to our editors during the year. After all, nobody has to allow our editors to come in with their...