The SLB Is Key to Growing the Softwood Lumber Industry

By T. Furman Brodie Charles Ingram Lumber Company When the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB), was first proposed, I could not have imagined the impact the SLB would have in such a short time. We had… Read more »


SLB’s 2017 Annual Report: Real Growth. Lasting Roots.

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has released its 2017 Annual Report which highlights its most successful year yet and shows its accomplishments in what it has set out to do—protect and grow markets, sell more lumber,… Read more »


Call for Nominations Softwood Lumber Board Seeks Candidates

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) seeks nominations of softwood lumber manufacturers and importers interested in candidacy for Board seats coming open in January 2019.  Each Director will serve a three-year term, which may be renewed once.  The… Read more »


February 2018 SLB Newsletter

Highlights SLB’s Impact Exceeds 1 Billion Board Feet Program Updates Think Wood Launches New Ways to Share the Benefits of Building With Wood AWC Engages as the ICC Tall Wood Building Proposals Begin their Official Journey… Read more »


SLB’s 2017 Impact Exceeds 1 Billion Board Feet

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has released its 2017 results, which show continued year-on-year growth across key metrics of value to the industry. The results also stress the importance of the softwood lumber sector to… Read more »


SLB Performance Evaluation Updated for 2017

Prime Consulting has updated its independent performance evaluation of the Softwood Lumber Board.  To view the report click here.


January 2018 SLB Newsletter

Highlights SLB Reaches Building Professionals at IBS Program Updates reThink Wood Becomes Think Wood Through Think Wood, Wood Dominates Reach and Share of Voice in 2017 Wood, Naturally Reaches Homeowners in Materials-Decision Phase AWC Launches Publications for… Read more »


Wood, Naturally’s New Website Showcases Residential Softwood Lumber Applications

Wood, Naturally’s new website ( is a great showcase of and resource for softwood lumber applications in residential construction and repair & remodeling.  Check it out here.


reThink Wood is now Think Wood

Reflecting a paradigm shift in how wood as a construction material is perceived by architects and engineers, reThink Wood has re-branded to Think Wood.  Check out their website.


SLB’s 2018 Budget Announced

The Softwood Lumber Board’s 2018 budget may be viewed here.