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Roseburg Announces Historic US$700m investment
02 May, 2023
Roseburg Forest Products has announced that it plans to invest US$700m over the next four years to upgrade and expand its panel manufacturing operations in Southern Oregon.
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Huber Engineered Woods drops Minnesota new OSB mill plan due to permit delays
Friday, February 24, 2023 Huber Engineered Woods says delays in gaining permits for a new OSB mill in Minnesota had led it to withdraw its plans there and switch to another US state instead.
West Fraser sees Q4 earnings dip, but healthy full-year results
Friday, February 17, 2023 The world’s largest OSB producer West Fraser saw a sharp moderating of its performance in the fourth quarter of 2002 as more challenging market conditions started to bite.
Siempelkamp wins order from US door manufacturer Steves & Sons Inc
Tuesday, February 07, 2023 US door manufacturer Steves & Sons Inc has placed an order with Siempelkamp for two forming and press lines for the production of door skins made from thin MDF and HDF.
Dieffenbacher to supply continuous OSB line in rebuild of fire-hit Tolko High Prairie mill
Thursday, January 19, 2023 Tolko Industries Ltd has commissioned Dieffenbacher to supply the core components of a CEBRO smart OSB plant for its production facility in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada.
Biele boosts Louisiana Pacific shake profile production plant in Canada
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 Louisiana Pacific and handling machinery & press specialist Biele Group have successfully implemented their first project consisting of a shake profile production line in Swan Valley, Manitoba, Canada.
British Columbia’s falling timber availability prompts West Fraser to reduce output at BC facilities
Friday, August 19, 2022 Timber shortages in British Columbia have been partly blamed for West Fraser’s decision to curtail production at two sawmills and a plywood plant in the province.
West Fraser posts another strong set of results
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 The world’s largest OSB producer West Fraser has reported another strong set of results, posting adjusted EBITDA of US$762m for Q2.
West Fraser Q1 sales and profits going strong
Monday, May 09, 2022 Leading global OSB and lumber manufacturer West Fraser has reported a boost in sales and earnings in Q1, compared to Q4, 2021.
Roseburg particleboard and TFL plant invests in latest value-adding technology
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Roseburg’s Missoula Composites plant has continued its long process of site investment into 2022 with the installation of new technology.
West Fraser completes acquisition of Georgia Pacific OSB mill in South Carolina
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 West Fraser Timber Co Ltd has completed the acquisition of Georgia Pacific’s idled OSB mill near Allendale, South Carolina.
North American panel producers join together in Climate Positive Now initiative
Monday, November 22, 2021 North American wood-based panels and surfacing producers are joining together under the Climate Positive Now banner to promote the sustainability benefits of decorative wood panels.
CPA vaccine mandate survey shows panel industry concerns
Monday, October 18, 2021 US wood panel manufacturers have expressed concern about potential production disruption coming from President Joe Biden’s proclamation stipulating mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for all US companies with more than for 100 employees.
CPA cancels Fall Meeting due to increase in Covid cases
Thursday, September 23, 2021 The Composite Panel Association (CPA) has cancelled its Fall Meeting due to the increase in COVID cases and hospitalizations associated with the Delta variant.
Huntsman earnings up, boosted by higher MDI selling prices
Thursday, August 19, 2021 MDI producer Huntsman recorded increased revenues in its Q2, 2021 largely due to higher MDI average selling prices and higher sales volumes compared to the second quarter of 2020.
LP sales more than double as OSB business soars
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Louisiana-Pacific Corporation reported a 142% increase in net sales for Q2, 2021 to US$1.3bn compared to the same period in the prior year.
Canadian formaldehyde rules published
Friday, July 16, 2021 Health Canada has published its final formaldehyde regulations for composite panels in the July 7 issue of Canada Gazette, according to the Composite Panel Association (CPA) in its latest newsletter.
Plans for first American wood fibre insulation board plant progressing
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Plans to establish the first wood fibre insulation board plant in the US are moving apace, with equipment already transferred from Europe.
Composite Panels Trends Q1 commentary published by CPA
Friday, May 21, 2021 The first quarter edition of the Composite Panel Trends commentary is now available for members of the Composite Panel Association (CPA).
West Fraser acquisition of Norbord gets final court approval
Monday, January 25, 2021 West Fraser’s US$3.1bn takeover of Norbord has obtained final approval from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List).

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