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.

Working at Plant 3
  • May 6, 2021 — A few years ago, we modified our spreader line to receive sheets from a vacuum feed system. The changes were primarily made to produce billets for our new Mass Ply Panel (MPP) facility, allowing for greater flexibility of sheet combinations for our certified Structural Composite Lumber (SCL) products which are the building blocks of MPP...

  • April 21, 2021 — During the middle to end of March, our plywood sales pace slowed somewhat, but the April plywood sales pace has picked up considerably in the past three weeks, once again, enabling us to extend order files and raise prices....

  • April 12, 2021 —How do we see lower wood product prices? One year ago this month, we were experiencing the onset of COVID and the subsequent dramatic government mandated shutdowns that followed....

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5 days ago
Freres Lumber Co.

Materials are ready to ship to Oregon State University for seismic testing! We’re excited to see our Mass Ply Panel put to the test, as well as establish comparison numbers between our performance and those of other mass timber products. 👏
#mpp #frereslumber
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Materials are ready to ship to Oregon State University for seismic testing! We’re excited to see our Mass Ply Panel put to the test, as well as establish comparison numbers between our performance and those of other mass timber products. 👏
#mpp #frereslumber

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Canyon Strong!🏠

Freres pride 💯💯💯💯💯

1 week ago
Freres Lumber Co.

Watch to see how Mass Ply Panels impact sustainable building and the future of tall wood constrution. ... See MoreSee Less

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Amazing! So proud of you guys and Freres Lumber!

It’s going to kick ass! You guys had guts enough to commit.

How interesting and makes so much sense!

Very very cool...🤗

Beautiful!

Awesome job Gents. It’s been inspiring to watch this product growth. New Wood Order!!

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