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10/30/18

October 2018 Newsletter

  SLB Funded Program Review Following the industry’s supermajority mandate for the Softwood Lumber Board and direction from the SLB’s Board of Directors, in August the SLB staff launched a funded-program review in order to… Read more »

10/03/18

SLB Q2 2018 Report Available

The SLB’s quarterly report discusses possibilities in the export market, funded program accomplishments, MIT research on the benefits of wood, and more.  Click here to view a PDF of the report.

09/28/18

September 2018 Newsletter

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) and Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) partnered with Waugh Thistleton Architects to commission the recently released book 100 Projects UK CLT to showcase what is possible when building with cross laminated… Read more »

09/24/18

Softwood Lumber Board Announces Key Appointment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Softwood Lumber Board Announces Key Appointment As part of its aggressive five-year strategic plan and transition to new leadership, the Softwood Lumber Board announced today that Maureen T. Pello has been selected… Read more »

08/31/18

August 2018 Newsletter

SLB’s support of the WoodWorks program is a key part of its effort to facilitate market acceptance of mass timber products such as nail laminated timber (NLT) and cross laminated timber (CLT)—and mass timber projects… Read more »

08/15/18

WoodWorks to Co-host Net Zero Conference

The Net Zero Conference aims to help architects, engineers, and other building professionals to drive buildings’ net lifetime energy usage and carbon impact toward zero.  WoodWorks will be co-hosting the conference, which starts on September… Read more »

07/24/18

July 2018 Newsletter

MIT research highlights the benefits of lumber; SLB Quarterly Report looks at direction of SLB after successful referendum; Think Wood at AIA, and more.                       … Read more »

07/19/18

Think Wood Builds Strategic Relationships with Pro-Wood Experts at AIA 2018

This year’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) annual conference was in New York City, a high-profile opportunity where Think Wood’s striking new pro-wood displays showed what’s possible in wood construction to a highly engaged audience… Read more »

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 »