lumber

Forest products company Rosboro reviews possible sale

Rosboro, LLC has announced that its board of directors has initiated a process to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the company. Rosboro has retained Goldman, Sachs & Co. as its exclusive financial advisor and Stoel Rives as its legal counsel to assist the company with this process.

How to check moisture content of incoming lumber

There are several steps in checking the moisture content of incoming lumber. First and foremost is determining what is acceptable for your operation. I like 6.8 percent moisture content average for most hardwoods most of the time.
By Gene Wengert

New Lumber Division President Named at Conner Industries

National lumber processor Conner Industries, Inc. named Mike Hans as president of its Lumber Division. Conner provides industrial wood products and services to the industrial and materials handling industries, supplying cut lumber (softwoods, hardwoods, and panel woods) needed for pallet, crate and skid parts, and fully assembled products, such as pallets, crates, skids and industrial containers. C

Log Shortage Leads Canfor to Close Sawmill

The Canfor (TSX:CFP) sawmill in Canal Flats, British Columbia, which has a two-shift production capacity of 180 million board feet, will permanently close in November 2015. Employees will be transferred to other sawmills.