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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  • July 13, 2021 — Structural panel sales volumes moderated over the last few weeks as purchasers absorbed the duration of order files, as well as the new high in sales price hit for ½” CDX panels. Last week, ½” 4-ply CDX hit an all-time high of $2090/msft....

  • July 5, 2021 — Mass Ply Panel (MPP) is receiving increased attention from building professionals who build in a traditional stick-built way. Whether the project is a residential home, a garage, sports center or outbuilding, general contractors are all a-buzz about the potential of MPP to expedite their building process. They are excited to learn that there is a method to build projects faster and easier, yet they may hesitate in making the first move, as MPP is a relatively new building material. We are happy to report that, in fact, adapting to this new building material is simple if you keep these tips in mind....

  •  June 28, 2021 — The commodity plywood and panel markets, in general, have remained slow on the sales side this past month. This general market stance has been largely precipitated by the weak dimension lumber markets of the past month....

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Congratulations to Chris Read! He's celebrating 30 years with Freres Lumber as a flatbed driver 🎉
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Congratulations to Chris Read! Hes celebrating 30 years with Freres Lumber as a flatbed driver 🎉
#frereslumber #employeespotlight

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Congratulations Chris! That's a lot of driving.

Great job Chris keep them rolling.

Congratulations thats bad ass Chris driving isn't like it used to be is it !!

You work for a great employer, congratulations!🎈✨🎉

Congratulations Chris!

Congratulations Chris!

Congratulations on 30 years

Congrats!

Congratulations

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The outdoor patio at The Kitchen on Court Street looks great! 👏
It has provided more dining space since Covid forced diners outside, and our MPP was used for the floor. 👍
#salemoregon #massplypanel
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The outdoor patio at The Kitchen on Court Street looks great! 👏
It has provided more dining space since Covid forced diners outside, and our MPP was used for the floor. 👍
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Wow very cool thank you for the share definitely need to go down and check it out

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