Registration Opens for EXPO 2017

Registration is now open to attend the 34th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – EXPO 2017. This three-day event will be held June 14-16 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. Sponsored and conducted by the Southern Forest Products Association… Read More


Forest Products Expo Covers All the Bases

Soon, the wood industry will gather in Atlanta for Expo 2017 – the 34th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – sponsored by the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA).  Over the course of three days, June 14-16, those working in… Read More


2016: Record Southern Pine Exports

Exports of Southern Pine lumber in 2016 reached a record 688 million board feet valued at more than $413 million, according to the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA). Within that volume, exports of pressure-treated lumber also reached a record, with… Read More


Southern Pine to be Featured at 2017 Builders’ Show

Builders looking for the latest information to specify and use Southern Pine lumber products can find it next week at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, January 10-12. The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) is on hand with a collection of… Read More


Wood: Number One Green Building Material

Architects, designers, contractors and homeowners all have a time-tested way to help the environment – use wood. Building with wood has the smallest impact on the environment before, during, and after construction. Homes constructed with wood products reduce energy use,… Read More


Forest Products Expo Debuts New App

Users of mobile devices can now download a new FOREST EXPO app for the 34th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – Expo 2017 – sponsored by the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA).  The app provides full coverage of the… Read More


Southern Forest Products Association Elects 2017 Slate of Officers

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) Board of Directors elected its 2017 slate of officers during its recent Annual Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia.  They are Chairman Kerlin Drake of Canfor Southern Pine, El Dorado, Arkansas; Vice Chair Donna Whitaker of… Read More


Forest Products Expo Expands Floor Plan

A recent surge in exhibit space sales has filled 90% of the original floor plan for the 34th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – Expo 2017 – sponsored by the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA).  The floor plan is… Read More


Wood is Number One Green Building Material

Architects, designers, contractors and homeowners all have a time-tested way to help the environment – use wood. Building with wood has the smallest impact on the environment before, during, and after construction. Homes constructed with wood products reduce energy use,… Read More


SFPA Announces 2015 Sawmill Safety Awards

Nine Southern Pine sawmills – all members of the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) – are recent recipients of the 2015 Sawmill Safety Award. SFPA lumber manufacturer members are considered for the award based on information submitted regarding occupational injuries… Read More