GREENWICH, Conn., Sep 09, 2010  -- Wood Resources LLC, a member of the Atlas Holdings LLC group of companies, announced that William R. Corbin, a former Executive Vice President of Weyerhaeuser Company who currently serves as a member of the Board of Managers of Wood Resources, has been appointed Chairman of the Board.

"Bill's background in wood products, timber resources and business management has already had a tremendous impact on Wood Resources," said Andrew M. Bursky, Chairman of Atlas Holdings. "We are excited and privileged that Bill has agreed to serve as Chairman and we look forward to the contributions he will continue to make to our business."

Corbin held the position of Executive Vice President, International and Industrial Wood Products of Weyerhaeuser Company until his retirement in 2006. Previously, Corbin had served as Executive Vice President, Wood Products; and Executive Vice President, Timberlands and Distribution, for Weyerhaeuser. Before joining Weyerhaeuser, Mr. Corbin held senior positions at Crown Zellerbach Corporation and International Paper Company. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Con-way Inc., a publicly traded transportation and logistics company, and serves on the Boards of Managers of Bridgewell Resources LLC and RedBuilt LLC, two members of the Atlas Holdings group of companies.

About Wood Resources LLC: Wood Resources is a manufacturer of specialty and commodity plywood based in the U.S. and founded in 2003. Wood Resources produces approximately 600 million SF-3/8" of commodity and specialty plywood through three subsidiaries. Wood Resources is based in Olympia, Wash., and is owned by Atlas Holdings LLC.

About Atlas Holdings: Atlas Holdings LLC is an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Conn. Its portfolio companies operate in a number of industrial sectors including wood products, paper and pulp, packaging, specialty steel, capital equipment, wholesale distribution and trading, and industrial services. Atlas Holdings operates more than 40 facilities in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, employing more than 3,500 people. For more information, visit

Source: Wood Resources LLC

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