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.


  • February 17, 2020 I was thrilled to see so many hardworking Oregonians from across the state at the Timber Unity rally at the Capitol on February 6th. Folks from different communities, different political beliefs and different career backgrounds all came together to express their opposition......

  • February 10, 2020 Housing formations continue to outpace housing starts. On a macro-economic level, this means that demand for housing continues to exceed the available housing inventories. For those looking for housing this means that housing prices and rents continue to rise and will most......

  • February 3, 2020 Freres Lumber is the first U.S. company to install and operate the Taihei Horizontal Plywood Press Model P25-AB, a horizontal hot press for laminating plywood after the gluing and prepressing processes. In keeping with our history as a leader in early adoption......

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19 hours ago

Freres Lumber Co.

We had a great time touring about 20 people from WIllamette ESD around our plants. We all enjoyed a few speakers and a delicious catered lunch from Trexler Farms.We had a great time touring about 20 people from WIllamette ESD around our plants. We all enjoyed a few speakers and a delicious catered lunch from Trexler Farms.
Photo credit: Shanna Hall Photography
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This was awesome...thank you Freres!

Thank you Shanna for the terrific photos. hee hee hee

Cool beans

Where is a picture of the old man in a tin hat, that was there? hee hee hee

7 days ago

Freres Lumber Co.

We were happy to bring our trucks to show our #timberunity. Thanks to the organizers, supporters and attendees who joined us! πŸ‘
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Excited to see you there, neighbor. It was an incredible day. We do love our timber.

We've been neighbors for 32 years! Thanks for the support!!!

Real good to see ya there! Here's a vid of a couple of your log trucks following my cousins truck

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