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Anurag Gupta Joins Roseburg Board of Directors

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Anurag Gupta, former CEO and C-suite executive and an advisor and consultant to private equity firms, has joined the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Gupta replaces David Johnson, who retired from the board after 13 years of dedicated service.


Dawn Garcia Named Director of Marketing

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Dawn Garcia has accepted the position of Director of Marketing for the company, effective Nov. 1. In her new role, Garcia will lead the marketing team, and will serve as a strategic partner and key driver of the company's business strategy.


Fresh, Modern Designs Enhance Duramine Product Line

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Roseburg has expanded its popular Duramine® collection with six new thermally fused laminate (TFL) designs, a sophisticated selection of fresh neutrals, grey tones and hues that complement a wide variety of applications and design styles.


Roseburg Develops Seven Environmental Product Declarations

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products recently published its first verified Environmental Product Declarations, providing standardized and objective information about the lifecycle environmental impact of many of the company's wood products.


Roseburg Launches PanelArtz Elite Surfaces Decorative Panels in North America

Monday, August 27, 2018

Through a partnership announced in February 2018 with PanelArtz Inc., in Kent, Wash., Roseburg is pleased to introduce the PanelArtz Elite Surfaces product line to the North American market.


Jim Buffington Assumes Responsibility for Roseburg's Industrial Products Business

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products has announced that Jim Buffington, Industrial Products Business Director, will immediately assume full responsibility for the Industrial Products business, with accountability for the sales, marketing and manufacturing of the company’s composite and hardwood plywood products.


Roseburg Reorganizes Structural Products Sales Team

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Roseburg is pleased to announce that Phil Odom has been named Business Director for Structural Products. In his new role, Odom will have commercial responsibility for the Structural Products businesses, including plywood, lumber and engineered wood products. He joined Roseburg from BlueLinx Corporation in January as business manager for plywood and lumber.


Roseburg Harvest Plan Modified to Address Neighbor Concerns

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Roseburg Resources Co. filed a notice of operations with the Oregon Department of Forestry on May 29 for a planned herbicide application on a 64-acre parcel of Roseburg-owned private timberland that the company plans to harvest in the fall.


Roseburg Completes Purchase of Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

Monday, April 9, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products announced today (April 9, 2018) that it has completed the purchase from Pembroke MDF, Inc. of Pembroke's medium density fiberboard (MDF) plant and molding production facilities located in northeastern Ontario, Canada.


Roseburg Composites to Comply with EPA Formaldehyde Standards One Month Early

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products will begin labeling its composite wood products in compliance with new federal formaldehyde emissions standards no later than April 30, well before the currently scheduled effective date of June 1, 2018.


Roseburg Promotes Keith Eibel to Director of Chips and Coos Bay Terminal

Thursday, March 8, 2018

As part of the recent restructuring of Roseburg’s Resource business, Keith Eibel has been promoted to Director of Roseburg's chip business and the Coos Bay Shipping Terminal.


Roseburg to Acquire Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

Monday, March 5, 2018

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with Pembroke MDF, Inc. to purchase Pembroke's medium density fiberboard (MDF) and molding production facilities located in northeastern Ontario, Canada. Upon final due diligence and Board of Director approval, the parties expect the sale to close by April 9, 2018.


Roseburg Realigns Businesses and Announces Changes to Executive Team

Friday, February 23, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Ashlee Cribb has been named Vice President of Structural Products, with responsibility for the sales and manufacturing of Roseburg’s engineered wood products, softwood plywood and lumber businesses. In a related move, Mark Avery, current Vice President of Roseburg's Composites Business and Logistics, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Industrial Products and National Accounts.


Roseburg and PanelArtz Partner to Bring Decorative Composite Panels to North America

Friday, February 16, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products and PanelArtz today announced a partnership to bring European decorative panel technology to the North American market.


Roseburg Completes Sale of California Timberlands

Monday, January 22, 2018

Roseburg Resources Co. announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its California timberlands to Shasta Cascade Timberlands, a new company formed by New Forests.


Tony Ramm Named General Manager of Plywood

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Tony Ramm has been promoted to General Manager of Plywood, effective Feb. 1. Tate Muir will replace him as Plant Manager at Roseburg’s Riddle Plywood plant.


Steve Courtney Named Roseburg's Director of Solid Wood Resource Procurement

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Steve Courtney will join the Roseburg team as the Director of Solid Wood Resource Procurement, effective Jan. 22, 2018. In this newly created role, Courtney will be responsible for planning, sourcing and managing the log supply requirements for the Solid Wood Business and will report directly to Steve Killgore, Senior Vice President of Solid Wood.


Phil Odom Named Business Manager for Roseburg's Plywood and Lumber Business

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Phil Odom has been named Business Manager for Roseburg's Plywood and Lumber Business, effective Jan. 1, 2018.


Roseburg Marketing and National Accounts to Reorganize in the New Year

Friday, December 15, 2017

Roseburg has reorganized its marketing and national accounts structure in anticipation of the upcoming retirement of Mark McLean, who currently serves as director of both functions for the company.


Roseburg to Sell Its California Timberlands to New Forests

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Roseburg Resources Co. today announced an agreement to sell its California timberlands to a timberland investment vehicle managed by New Forests. The transaction includes 170,000 acres in northern California, largely in Siskiyou and Shasta counties.


Roseburg Completes Acquisition of Timberlands in Southeastern U.S.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Roseburg Resources Co. is pleased to announce the acquisition of approximately 158,000 acres of investment-grade timberland in the southeastern United States from Forest Investment Associates (FIA), a timberland investment management organization.


Phil Pierot Joins Roseburg Forest Products Sales Team

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Phil Pierot will join the company as Business Manager – Simsboro, effective Sept. 11, 2017.


New Online Recreation Page On

Monday, August 7, 2017

Fire season is in full swing, and that often means questions about public access to Roseburg Forest Products' privately owned timberlands. Roseburg is excited to announce a new online Recreation webpage, designed to keep the public informed about restrictions and requirements for accessing the company's valuable timberlands.


Karen Hess and Gary Pittman Retire

Friday, July 28, 2017

Karen Hess and Gary Pittman have each announced their retirements from Roseburg Forest Products, effective Aug. 1, 2017. Both Karen and Gary's careers at Roseburg have spanned over four decades.


Attorney Stuart Gray Named SVP, General Counsel

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that attorney Stuart Gray will join the company's executive team as senior vice president and general counsel, effective Aug. 7, 2017. Gray will play a key role as chief legal counsel and senior advisor on company strategies and their implementation, with direct involvement in complex business transactions and critical contracts.


Eric Geyer Promoted to Director of Strategic Business Development and External Affairs

Monday, July 17, 2017

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Eric Geyer has accepted the position of Director of Strategic Business Development and External Affairs for the company.


Roseburg Forest Products to Build New Engineered Wood Plant in South Carolina

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products will expand its operations in the southeastern United States with construction of a new engineered wood products plant in Chester, S.C. Roseburg publicly announced the project July 11 at a joint news conference with officials representing the state of South Carolina and Chester County.


Cedar Creek – Grand Rapids, MI Announces Partnership with Roseburg

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Cedar Creek - Lumber & Building Materials and Roseburg Forest Products are excited to announce the latest development in their partnership and commitment to customer service and quality products. Cedar Creek recently expanded into the Grand Rapids, Michigan market and will stock Roseburg engineered wood products (EWP).


Roseburg Sells Oxford, Miss., Plant to Wilsonart

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Roseburg is pleased to announce the sale of its Oxford, Miss., plant to Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces. The transaction closed Feb. 7, 2017.


Ashlee Cribb Named Sales Director for Roseburg Solid Wood Business

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Roseburg is pleased to announce that Ashlee Cribb has been named Sales Director for Roseburg’s Solid Wood Business, effective Jan. 1, 2017.


Roseburg Employees Earn LEED® Green Associate Credentials

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Devin Stuart, marketing product manager, and Chad Carlson, a sales representative, each successfully completed the LEED® Green Associate certification test, signifying their leadership in the field and active participation in the green building movement.


Roseburg Honored by the Forest Stewardship Council® as a Forest Champion During Greenbuild

Friday, October 7, 2016

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – On Oct. 5 at the GRAMMY Museum, Roseburg was recognized at the FSC® Leadership Awards for being one of the longest continually certified companies in the U.S. and for providing a continuous supply of FSC certified products to the green building marketplace.


Roseburg CEO Allyn Ford to retire Sept. 1, Grady Mulbery assumes dual President/CEO role

Friday, August 5, 2016

Roseburg CEO, Allyn Ford has announced that he plans to step aside as Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 1, 2016. Current company president, Grady Mulbery will become president and CEO at that time. Ford will remain a key part of the company in his role as chairman of Roseburg’s Board of Directors.


Roseburg Introduces Cambium Deep Texture & Stocking Program

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Roseburg is proud to introduce Cambium Deep Texture, a fresh take on thermally fused laminate (TFL) panel texture that adds tactile realism and a light-catching element that is growing in popularity for both commercial and residential applications.


Roseburg Introduces RigidCore™ Industrial Plywood

Monday, February 15, 2016

Roseburg is proud to introduce RigidCore™ plywood to the market for use in industrial applications like CNC machining, furniture, cabinetry and more.


Roseburg Announces New Organizational Structure

Thursday, December 10, 2015

In anticipation of Grady Mulbery’s transition to President of Roseburg Forest Products in 2016, the company plans to reorganize some of its business lines to maximize the effectiveness of its people and resources going forward.


Roseburg Names New President

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Allyn Ford, CEO and President of Roseburg Forest Products, announced today that the Ford Family and the Roseburg Board of Directors have chosen Grady Mulbery to assume the role of Roseburg’s President effective Jan. 1, 2016. Mr. Ford will continue in his role as CEO until Jan. 1, 2017, when he will retire.


Roseburg Completes Deal for SierraPine MDF Facility

Monday, September 14, 2015

The two companies reached an agreement in mid-August but needed to work through details prior to the close of the sale.


Roseburg Announces MDF Sales Team

Sunday, September 13, 2015

A key objective of integrating the Medford MDF facility into the company is to establish continuity and stability with the existing customer base and sales force.


Roseburg Reaches Agreement for SierraPine MDF Facility in Medford, Oregon

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Roseburg Forest Products Co. announced today that it has agreed to purchase from SierraPine the Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) facility located in Medford, OR.


Roseburg Introduces New Design Collection at 2015 AWFS Fair

Monday, July 20, 2015

Roseburg will unveil its latest thermally fused laminate (TFL) design collection this July at the 2015 Association of Woodworkers and Furnishing Suppliers (AWFS) Fair in Las Vegas. Roseburg’s 2015 Relevance Collection will be on display at booth #4441. The 2015 AWFS Fair is held July 22-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


Roseburg Announces Expansion of SkyPly® Hardwood Plywood Product Line

Friday, July 17, 2015

Roseburg’s SkyPly® brand name now encompasses the company’s entire Hardwood Plywood product line. SkyPly is an Ultra Low-Emitting Formaldehyde (ULEF) hardwood plywood (composite wood) panel manufactured exclusively in the U.S.


Roseburg Sponsors Park City Home at IBS Show Village 2015

Friday, October 24, 2014

Roseburg Forest Products, is one of the participating sponsors of the Show Village traditional home, and the provider of the home’s RigidCoat® water-repellant underlayment, RigidLam® LVL engineered wood products, and RFPI® joists.


Roseburg updates response plan for Weed, Calif., veneer plant

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Executives at Roseburg Forest Products announced today that they will be ready to start a phased ramp-up of production at their Weed, Calif., veneer facility beginning Monday, Oct. 13th. This date is well ahead of schedule of the earlier target date of Thanksgiving. However, the repairs to the entire mill will likely take until the first quarter of 2015.


Roseburg Announces Timberland in Oregon Re-opens for Recreation

Friday, September 26, 2014

Due to decreasing fire danger, Roseburg Resources Co. announces that effective immediately, all of its timberlands in Oregon will be opened up to non-motorized public recreational access unless otherwise posted. Interested parties are encouraged to call Roseburg’s public access hotline at 541-784-2895 for any further updates regarding public access to its timberlands.


Roseburg announces response plan for Weed, Calif.

Friday, September 19, 2014

After assessing the damage of the fire in its Weed Veneer facility, Roseburg has announced its response plan for the employees of the Weed facility.


Roseburg Forest Products’ Weed Veneer affected by Boles Fire

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Roseburg Forest Products’ veneer facility in Weed, Calif., was hit by the Boles Fire on Monday, Sept. 15, shortly after 1 p.m. All Roseburg employees were evacuated and are safe. There were no injuries. Although the main processing area and facility were not destroyed, a number of buildings on the complex were damaged.


Timberland Closure Due to Extreme Fire Danger

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Roseburg Resources Co. announces that effective immediately, all of its timberlands in Oregon and California will be closed to all public recreational access due to extreme fire danger conditions threatening its timberlands. Interested parties can call Roseburg’s information hotline at 541-784-2895 for any updates regarding possible lifting of the closure.


Roseburg Announces Sawmill Enhancements

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Roseburg Forest Products announced today that it will be making capital expenditures at the Dillard, OR sawmill that will allow it to utilize a broader range of fiber in its manufacturing process. Small-diameter logs commonly referred to in the business as “whips and tops” will be the target raw material for this project.


Roseburg Introduces 2 New MDO Concrete Forming Plywood Panels

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Roseburg announced today the company has introduced 2 new products in its PourMor branded line of concrete forming plywood panels.


Roseburg Introduces Roseburg Radiant Barrier Plywood

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Roseburg announced today the company will introduce to the market Roseburg Radiant Barrier sheathing for use on roofs and walls.


Roseburg Introduces Its New Line of RFPI Deep Depth I Joist

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Roseburg announced the introduction of a new line of Deep Depth, Roseburg RFPI® I-joists used in floor and roof construction.


Roseburg Obtains CPA, ECC Certification Program

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Roseburg announced today that all of its composite panel plants have been certified to be in compliance with the Composite Panels Association’s, Eco-Certified Composite (ECC) certification program.


Roseburg and OMNOVA Debut Quartet of Lush Woodgrain Surface Designs

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Roseburg and OMNOVA Solutions recently unveiled four rich woodgrain laminate designs that have been expertly matched across the two businesses’ portfolios supporting the cabinetry and retail store fixtures markets.


Pat Lynch Joins the Roseburg Sales and Marketing Team

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Patrick Lynch has joined the company as the Plywood Business Director.


Roseburg acquires Simsboro Mill from Flakeboard

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Roseburg announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Flakeboard to acquire its Simsboro, La., particleboard manufacturing and laminating facility.


Roseburg approved as ULEF Manufacturer of Hardwood Plywood Panels

Monday, December 20, 2010

We are very excited to announce that our Hardwood Panels have received exempt status by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).


Roseburg Forest Products announces new vice president of sales and marketing

Monday, August 23, 2010

Roseburg announced today that Steve Killgore has accepted the position of vice president of sales and marketing.


Roseburg and California Closets enter into exclusive supply agreement

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Roseburg and California Closets® entered into an exclusive supply agreement for the manufacture and distribution of thermally fused melamine panels for California Closets’ Lago® collection for its West Coast Market Territory in the United States and Canada.


New Quality Control Program in Dillard, Oregon improves Particleboard

Friday, January 15, 2010

Roseburg Forest Products announced today a new quality control program at its Dillard, Oregon Composite panel plant. The company has made numerous changes at the complex and believes it shows in the products appearance and performance.


Roseburg announces closure of Holly Hill MDF facility

Friday, October 17, 2008

Roseburg announces closure of Holly Hill MDF facility due to poor market conditions, and rising energy and materials costs. Roseburg plans on re-evaluating the decision in three to six months.


Roseburg meets California (CARB) Phase 1 Emissions Standard

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Roseburg is happy to confirm that CPA, Third Party Certifier (TPC-1) has completed its evaluation of the Roseburg’s compliance with California (CARB) Phase 1 Air Resources Board Airborne Toxic Control Measure (ATCM) 93120.


Roseburg Engineered Wood Products are approved for use in Canada

Friday, September 26, 2008

Roseburg Forest Products announced today that its Engineered Wood Products (EWP) have received code approval for use in Canada. Both Roseburg RFPI® Joists and RigidLam® LVL have been approved by the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC).


Roseburg Composite Panels meet compliance with the Formaldehyde Emission Limits in California

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

TPC-1 third party certification confirms all composite panels produced by Roseburg meet CPA 3-08 EPP and the emission requirements for (CARB) Phase 1 in California.


Roseburg adds Solid Sawn Flanged RFPI® Joist to its broad line of EWP

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Roseburg Forest Products announced today the company would begin producing a Solid Sawn Flanged RFPI® Joist at its Riddle, Oregon engineered wood products plant. Roseburg is making the product available through its distribution partners nationwide beginning August 1, 2008.


Roseburg enters tentative agreement with West Oregon Wood Products to market Wood Fuel Pellets

Friday, April 18, 2008

Roseburg Forest Products announced today a tentative agreement with West Oregon Wood Products (WOWP) for marketing of wood fuel pellets. Roseburg expects to begin producing wood pellets at its Dillard, OR particleboard manufacturing facility.


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