BC Wood’s GBM Celebrates 20 Years

BC Wood celebrated its 20th Annual Global Buyers Mission recently and welcomed almost 700 delegates from all over the world to Whistler, BC Canada. Given the economic challenges faced by many international markets, BC Wood was extremely pleased with the efforts made by those buyers and suppliers that supported and participated in the 2023 Global […]

NELMA Celebrates 90th Anniversary

The 90th Anniversary of the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (NELMA) was celebrated at their annual meeting held recently at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, ME. The 2.5 days of events and activities was attended by 128 members and industry guests of the Association. Hurricane Lee exited the region earlier in the week leaving a picture-perfect […]

LAT Celebrates 137th Convention And Expo

The Lumbermen’s Association of Texas (LAT) recently hosted its 137th Annual Convention & Expo. The event was held in Arlington, TX at Live! By Loews. The annual convention brings together the Texas lumber and building materials industries, as well as attendees from other states, for fellowship, networking and professional development. LAT serves multi-generational family-owned businesses […]

Landmark Lumber Group, A New Name in the Industry with a Long History of Providing High Quality Lumber

“Our inventory is run through a time-tested process – from arriving green, inspected, sorted and graded, kiln-dried then re-packaged. Our production crew works hard to provide the highest quality product to our customers on a consistent basis.”– Eddie Deavers, Purchasing Manager, Landmark Lumber Group Landmark Lumber Group, is a new company that was formed when […]

Northeast Business Trends

Softwood suppliers in the Northeast accounted for softer market conditions. In New Hampshire a contact said, “It’s definitely slower than the last quarter. All of a sudden everything has become really quiet. It’s about 20 percent slower than it was this time last month.” Handling 4/4 and 5/4 Eastern White Pine he said 4/4 lumber […]

NAWLA Puts On Regional In Texas

The North American Wholesale Lumber Association (NAWLA) hosted a regional meeting in conjunction with the recent annual LAT (Lumbermen’s Association of Texas) Convention and Expo, held at Live! by Loews in Arlington, TX. Approximately 60 were in attendance for the NAWLA regional. The afternoon meeting featured guest speaker Paul Jannke, a Principal of Forest Economic […]

Inland West Business Trends

Throughout the Inland West region lumber sources varied as to how their marketplaces were faring, at the time of this writing, with some stating that they were busy while others felt their sales were on a decline. In Arizona a lumber spokesperson said that the market in his area has slowed down significantly. “Interest rates […]

Speed Dating III Is Focus Of NAWLA Regional Meeting

The North American Wholesale Lumber Association (NAWLA) recently held a fall regional meeting at Samoset Resort in Rockport, ME while partnering with the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association (NELMA) during their 90th annual meeting. Attendees enjoyed Speed Dating III on the Green, a one-of-a-kind event that brings together personnel from sawmills located in the Northeast and […]

Midwest Business Trends

Throughout the Midwest region there were mixed reviews as to how the market in the area was faring at the time of this writing. In Texas a lumberman said that his sales have been soft. “Business seems to be really slowing down,” he said. “I think this is due to the economy and inflation. It […]

Forest Products EXPO Brings Global Sawmill Industry Together In Nashville

Connecting. Exploring. Discovering. That was the agenda for the recent 37th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment EXPO, held at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, and feedback shows exhibitors and attendees alike were able to successfully check off all three items on that agenda. After five shows in Atlanta dating back to 2011, the […]