Forestry News

Universal Forest Products Inc. announced it has completed the reorganization of its operations and is now operating as UFP Industries, a change announced in August 2019. The name UFP Industries more accurately describes the company today. "We are not just a forest products or wood company anymore," said CEO Matthew J.

Registration is now open for the 82nd Oregon Logging Conference (OLC) to be held at the Lane County Events Center and Fairgrounds, Eugene, Ore., February 20-22, 2020. Attendees will experience education, friendly competition and socializing centered on the theme.

The Ohio Forestry Association's annual Paul Bunyan Show was held Oct. 4 to 6 at the Guernsey County Fairgrounds in Cambridge, Ohio. Billed as the "Original American Forestry Show," this year's event marked the show's 62nd year. As an interesting side note, according to Ohio Forestry Association President, Adam Conway, there is more timber growing in Ohio today than when the show first began in 1957.

Cleveland Brothers Equipment Co. announced its partnership as an authorized dealer of Weiler Forestry products. Known for its high-quality paving equipment, Weiler acquired the purpose-built forestry product line from Caterpillar. Weiler is a strong leader in the paving industry and with its focus on customer-driven product innovation, reliability and value, Cleveland Brothers is confident that Weiler Forestry will produce a comprehensive portfolio of forestry equipment to support its thriving customer base, the company said.

"When selecting directors, the nominating committee looks for individuals who are knowledgeable and represent themselves well in our industry," said Craig Olson, Oregon Logging Conference 2nd vice president and directors nominating committee chair, of Weyerhaeuser, Longview, Wash.