ROSEBURG, OR — Several plywood plants in and around Roseburg, OR, reported hiring workers in recent weeks to “fill a gap in the supply of sanded plywood panels” previously produced in earthquake ravaged Chile, according to the Roseburg News-Review.
The paper noted that Roseburg Forest Products has hired dozens of full-time workers in recent weeks. The paper quoted Steve Swanson, president of the Swanson Group as saying prices for sanded plywood have increased approximately 20 percent.
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