Roseburg News

If you are a member of the press with a media inquiry, please contact Corporate Communications Director Rebecca Taylor at 541-679-2614 or rebeccat@rfpco.com.

Below are the 6 most recent news items. To review the archive of past news items, see:

Industry News - Product News - Press Releases


 

GRAND OPENING AT ROSEBURG’S NEW CHESTER, SC, PLANT

Monday, October 28, 2019

Chester, SC – Roseburg Forest Products held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today (Oct. 28, 2019) to celebrate the grand opening of its newly constructed Chester, S.C., engineered wood plant. S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster participated in the event, along with Roseburg President and CEO Grady Mulbery and Roseburg owner and Chairman Allyn Ford.

 

ROSEBURG AND CITY OF WEED SETTLE WATER RIGHTS CONFLICT

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that the company reached a settlement with the City of Weed, Calif., confirming that Roseburg owns the exclusive right to divert and use 4.07 cfs of Beaughan Springs water. As part of the settlement, the City of Weed acknowledged that it has no ownership interest in that water and agreed to end all claims to the water rights.

 

ROSEBURG ANNOUNCES INDEFINITE LAYOFFS AT DILLARD PLYWOOD PLANT

Friday, August 2, 2019

Springfield, Ore. – Continued unfavorable conditions in the North American plywood market prompted the indefinite layoff of approximately 90 employees at the Roseburg Forest Products softwood plywood plant in Dillard, Ore., today (Aug. 2, 2019).

 

Chris Metcalf Joins Roseburg As Director of Reliability

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Roseburg is pleased to announce that Chris Metcalf has joined the company as Director of Reliability, effective July 22, 2019. In this newly created role, Chris will oversee the analysis of reliability and maintenance practices and needs across the company and implement solutions to create a high-performance manufacturing culture.

 

Rick Whitmore Named Director of Supply Chain and Logistics

Monday, June 3, 2019

Roseburg is pleased to announce that Rick Whitmore will join the company as the Director of Supply Chain and Logistics, effective June 3, 2019. Rick began serving in early April as the interim leader of these critical functions for the company.

 

All the Best (unsolicited) Advice

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Careers in the lumber industry may be forged from family connections and birthrights, serendipitous circumstances, or carefully planned academic study, among other pathways. Whatever road gets you here, you will undoubtedly encounter plenty of well-intentioned counsel along the way – whether you ask for it or not. That advice will take many shapes—the good, the bad, and even the funny – but there is something to be learned from just about all of it.

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