October 4, 2021 — Biochar is the solid, carbon-rich coproduct produced when biomass is converted to energy in an oxygen-controlled environment. Biochar production, in conjunction with forestry product systems, provides the opportunity to treat underused biomass (such as forest fuel load reductions, slash from tree...

March 15, 2021—We celebrate the life of Edwin Milton Roten, longtime Freres employee who passed away on January 14, 2021, just eight days short of his 102nd birthday. Roten worked with our company for more than 30 years, wrapping up his career as a clipper...

February 1,2021 — Last November the company began erection of a new chipper room and storage building at our plywood plant. The primary purpose of the new building was to enclose a newly-installed chipper used to breakup trim from our panel sawline. At the same...

January 18, 2021 — In memoriam of Bob Trusty. March 25, 1955-Nov. 25, 2020. Longtime Freres Lumber employee Robert “Bob” Trusty passed away on November 25, 2020 in Corvallis, Oregon. Bob drove trucks for Freres Lumber for nearly 37 years. He was a dedicated employee...

January 11, 2021 — New Construction Project. Santiam Canyon School District carried out the first new school construction project using MPP. General contractors Gerding Builders and TGC Structural, along with project manager HMK Company, successfully used Mass Ply Panels throughout the project. With MPP walls...

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