December 19, 2016 As the year-end wood products markets stabilize, Freres Lumber Company readies for equipment upgrades and the new Mass Plywood Product.   Veneer Market Veneer prices have been stable for a couple weeks in a row and I would like to hesitantly pronounce a bottom to the...

November 14, 2016 A difficult wood products market presents challenges and opportunities for Freres Lumber Company.   Declining Wood Products Markets Veneer and plywood prices have both declined over the last month. Veneer has been leading the decline with a very gradual, but painful, drop from $58.50 mid-summer to...

[caption id="attachment_8097" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Tyler Freres, VP of Sales and Eric Ortiz, Plywood Sales at NAWLA[/caption] November 6, 2016 Last week, several of us from Freres Lumber Company attended the NAWLA Traders Market in Las Vegas. It was a hectic, but fun trip and was highly productive...

September 26, 2016 The last few weeks of the western commodity sheathing market have been mostly lackluster, but this week Freres Lumber Company has had a solid week, albeit with mostly lower prices. The summer market has been unspectacular but solid overall, with few glitches, and...