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07/18/18

Tall Wood Building Pioneers Industry Research & Development

Proven seismic, fire and acoustic wood performance enables more construction and lifestyle choices for taller buildings Framework, the 12-story tall wood building planned for Portland’s Pearl District, has announced that the project has been placed… Read more »

06/11/18

With Solid Industry Mandate Softwood Lumber Board Launches Aggressive Five-Year Plan

Referendum positions SLB to continue demand growth with aggressive market development programs With a super-majority mandate from 94% of industry production representing 78% of companies voting in the referendum, the Softwood Lumber Board of Directors… Read more »

05/31/18

May 2018 Newsletter

  View this email in your browser SUBSCRIBE SEND TO A COLLEAGUE May 2018 Softwood Lumber Industry Votes in Referendum to Continue SLB Kickstarter Project Proposes Novel Iconic Floating Timber Bridge in New York City Program Updates… Read more »

05/23/18

Overwhelming Support for Continuation of the Softwood Lumber Board

Washington, D.C. – May 23, 2018.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that domestic manufacturers and importers of softwood lumber have voted overwhelmingly to continue the efforts of the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB)…. Read more »

05/15/18

WoodWorks Webinar: Optimized Design, Efficient Construction: How One of the Largest Mass Timber Buildings in the US was Accomplished

This case study presentation offers a rare opportunity to learn about mass timber from a company that built a five-story, 156,000-square-foot office building in Hillsboro, Oregon. Swinerton Builders, which undertook all aspects of construction in-house, will… Read more »

05/01/18

Softwood Lumber Board: An Ecosystem of Demand Generation

The Softwood Lumber Board’s (SLB) ability to increase the market demand for softwood lumber boosts industry ROI, maintains forests as forests, creates new jobs and strengthens communities. Watch video now.  

04/30/18

April 2018 Newsletter

Softwood Lumber Board: An Ecosystem of Demand Generation SLB Director Hugues Simon: Capitalizing on New Market Opportunities Program Updates AWC Helps Mass Timber Pass Major Hurdle during ICC Committee Hearings  Think Wood Reaches Influential Architecture Firms Wood, Naturally’s Healthy Home… Read more »

04/27/18

Capitalizing on New Market Opportunities

By Hugues Simon President, BarretteWood Inc.  The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) helps the softwood lumber industry identify, create, and capitalize on new and existing opportunities to generate demand and sell more of our products. The… Read more »

04/17/18

Tall Mass Timber Code Changes Pass First Hurdle

The highly-anticipated tall mass timber building code changes passed their first hurdle earlier Monday with approval by an International Code Council (ICC) Code Change Committee. The 2018 ICC Committee Action Hearings got underway in Columbus,… Read more »

04/10/18

SLB’s Tall Wood & Mass Timber Initiatives Open New Doors for Industry Growth

George Emmerson President & CEO, Sierra Pacific Industries. The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) is the industry’s initiative to protect and grow market share for softwood lumber products in North America. Participating in the SLB is… Read more »