ECO FRIENDLY Sustainability starts in the forest. All our wood comes from a 150-mile radius from the mill and is harvested from sustainably managed forests as a renewable resource. LEARN MORE INDUSTRY LEADER Freres Lumber is the industry leader in the production of high quality veneer for the manufacturing of plywood and engineered wood products. LEARN MORE We support a thriving workforce, providing local jobs and career opportunities in manufacturing, milling, trucking, and forestry. JOIN US LEARN MORE

Manufacturers of High Quality Wood Products

We specialize in creating the highest quality products across the wood products spectrum from raw log to finished products.

Mass Ply Panel

Mass Ply Panel

MPP is a massive, large scale, structural composite lumber based panel designed as an alternative to Cross Laminated Timbers (CLT). CLT products have been used in Europe for decades as a substitute for concrete construction, and have recently been used in multi-story construction in the United States.

Mass Ply Panel

Mass Ply Panel

MPP is a massive, large scale, structural composite lumber based panel designed as an alternative to Cross Laminated Timbers (CLT).

Veneer

Veneer

The vast majority of the veneer that we manufacture is made from Douglas Fir due to the high quality of the species’ wood fiber.

Plywood

Plywood

Freres Lumber Co., has been the industry leader in the production of high-quality sheathing and touch sanded plywood panels since 1998.

Lumber

Lumber

Our primary lumber products are variations of 2×3 through 4×6 dimensions in softwood species such as Douglas Fir or Hemlock.

Jobs and Opportunities

We employ nearly 500 individuals in the North Santiam Canyon (the communities of Lyons and Mill City, Oregon). Job opportunities exist in our veneer manufacturing operations, a stud mill, our cogeneration facility, trucking, and in our forestry and road building departments.

Freres Lumber Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are dedicated to attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce of people from all walks of life, backgrounds, and cultures. We believe in promotion from within and always look internally before recruiting externally.

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  • August 31, 2021 — Last month, Freres Lumber joined the Puro.EARTH marketplace -- an online, international marketplace that helps companies reduce or eliminate their carbon footprints using carbon offsets. These markets are designed to provide an incentive for producers of products or systems that absorb more CO2 than they emit to the atmosphere where it contributes to climate change....

  • August 23, 2021 — The commodity plywood market continues to extend an already long sales drought for yet another week. Remarkably, buyers, for the most part, have managed to stay out of the marketplace as prices have dropped to the lowest levels in 18 months – since the beginning of the pandemic....

  • August 16, 2021 — Oregon is in big trouble – a direct result of an unprecedented wildfire crisis that is sweeping the western United States, posing an alarming and increasing risk to our state’s forests, rural communities and family-owned businesses....

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2 days ago
Freres Lumber Co.

We have used MPP in private residences! 🙌
These pictures show a private residence being constructed in Jackson, Wyoming. MPP panels were utilized for structural roof elements at thicknesses ranging from 6 inches to a full 12 inches. Snow load was a big concern that engineers had to design for, and MPP panels were a great fit. A beautiful setting for a unique project. 👏
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We have used MPP in private residences! 🙌
These pictures show a private residence being constructed in Jackson, Wyoming. MPP panels were utilized for structural roof elements at thicknesses ranging from 6 inches to a full 12 inches. Snow load was a big concern that engineers had to design for, and MPP panels were a great fit. A beautiful setting for a unique project. 👏
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2 weeks ago
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"Like any commodity producer, sawmills need raw material to meet demand for new housing and home improvement projects. Yet the Pacific Northwest has lost most of its wood manufacturing capacity...Millions of acres of federally owned forests are at immediate risk of wildfire. These lands need thinning to reduce risks to our communities, watersheds and wildlife habitats."
See more in this article from Sherwood Gazette ➡️ bit.ly/2Z1p9CR
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Like any commodity producer, sawmills need raw material to meet demand for new housing and home improvement projects. Yet the Pacific Northwest has lost most of its wood manufacturing capacity...Millions of acres of federally owned forests are at immediate risk of wildfire. These lands need thinning to reduce risks to our communities, watersheds and wildlife habitats.
See more in this article from Sherwood Gazette ➡️ https://bit.ly/2Z1p9CR
#frereslumber #forestmanagement
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