Roseburg acquires Simsboro, La., mill from Flakeboard


Roseburg, Or. June 8, 2011 - Roseburg Forest Products announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Flakeboard to acquire its Simsboro, La., particleboard manufacturing and laminating facility.

“This acquisition demonstrates our continued commitment to the composite industry and the customers we serve,” stated Allyn Ford, Roseburg’s CEO and President. “Through our purchase of the plant in Simsboro, Roseburg will own one of the most modern continuous presses in the United States. This unique opportunity will fill a gap in our product line, allowing us to better meet the current and emerging needs of our composite customers.”

The transaction is expected to be completed in early July 2011.

Roseburg, based in Dillard, Ore., is a family owned manufacturer of engineered wood products, lumber, plywood, particleboard and specialty panels. It owns and manages timberlands in the Western United States, and operates manufacturing facilities in the Western and Southern regions of the country.

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