Industry Announcements

Windsor wood products manufacturer Standard Structures said it will lay off 91 workers next month, following the sale of part of its business to an Idaho company.

Pleasanton, Calif.-based Simpson Manufacturing has appointed Tom Fitzmyers as its new chairman.

Highlights from SBCA's Annual Meeting, results of the inaugural BCMC Tri-Tacular, and an update from the show floor.

Day One of BCMC 2011 is in the books. Get a recap of the kick-off, sessions and fierce competition at the BCMC Tri-tacular.

Today was another great day at the build sites! In the evening, we celebrated with the first official BCMC Build 5K Run/Walk.

This BCMC week, get day-by-day updates from our man-in-the-field, Jess Lohse, President of Rocky Mountain Truss Co. in Havre MT.

BCMC Build is off to a great, albeit wet and muddy, start. Get the latest update.

Speaking to the Council of Forest Industries Convention in Prince George, B.C., Premier Christy Clark announced the creation of the long-awaited Wood Innovation and Design Centre, with plans for it to be the tallest woodframe building in the world.

Universal Forest Products Inc. will consolidate its operations into two divisions from three.

Jim Guest, a 35-year employee of 84 Lumber, passed away on Sept. 5.