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 and safe driver for...

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 in the Santiam...

December 31, 2020 It is difficult to give a review of 2020 due to the unprecedented events that have rocked not only our company, but the state, national, and global economies. Freres Lumber started out the year recovering from a ransomware attack in late 2019, which significantly...

November 18, 2020 Today’s Freres Lumber blog features a question and answer session with our Human Resources Director Marilyn Gueltzow, and SEDCOR’s Retention and Expansion Manager Nick Harville. We will have a dynamic discussion about the challenges of hiring and retaining employees in today’s market.  1. We...

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 fire...

April 10, 2020 At Freres Lumber, we are continuing wood products manufacturing during COVID-19, while following CDC guidelines for the workplace and new company policies.  While in many industries, people are currently staying at home, schooling and working remotely, the essential business of plywood manufacturing goes...

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