Freres Lumber is the industry leader in the production of high quality veneer for the manufacturing of plywood and engineered wood products. INDUSTRY LEADER LEARN MORE 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. ECO FRIENDLY 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.

Stacked 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.

Douglas Fir Plywood


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

Douglas Fir Lumber


Our primary lumber products are variations of 2Γ—3 through 4Γ—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

Mass Plywood 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.


  • October 19, 2020 After a difficult month of fires, production has resumed and increased with added personnel. After a year, we are seeing progress in the claim against Brazilian plywood, which could have a dramatic impact on markets. The last month has been difficult for......

  • October 9, 2020 The Beachie Creek and Lionshead fires blew through the Santiam Canyon on September 7th, combining into one complex fire. It then burned over 500,000 acres of public, state, and private timber land. We are now processing the salvaged timber caused by massive......

  • September 28, 2020 Over the past few weeks, of course, the local wildfires that ravaged our local Santiam Canyon area have taken center stage. Lots of destruction, devastation, and loss for many. Now, as the local situation has largely been tamped down, recovery after the......

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3 days ago

Freres Lumber Co.

A big shout out to the Georgia-Pacific Foundation, one of our suppliers, who donated $5,000 to the Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund to support the community. Thank you for your generosity! πŸ‘
#BeachieCreekFire #Community
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A big shout out to the Georgia-Pacific Foundation, one of our suppliers, who donated $5,000 to the Santiam Canyon Wildfire Relief Fund to support the community. Thank you for your generosity! πŸ‘
#beachiecreekfire #communityImage attachment

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Thats a great cause! Now if they would invest some money in the papermill. This place might stick around.

1 week ago

Freres Lumber Co.

You asked, we listened -- we're selling Freres swag in our new online store! There are a few items in the store already, take a look and grab yours today πŸ‘
Shop online πŸ‘‰
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So awesome. I will have to get Nick a hat and cup

Oh, not an online store!! There went my bank account 😁

Yes!! Awesome πŸ‘

Whoo hoo!

I want to get a camo hat for my hubby. Do you have them at the office? I can come over & pick one up.

Gabriel Lee Chauran

Jordan DeChar the insulated cooler/pack

Thats awesome can I get a freres jacket mine burnt up in the fire

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