Southern Forest Products Association Elects 2018 Slate of Officers

  The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) Board of Directors elected its 2018 slate of officers during its recent Annual Meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida.  They are Chairman Donna Whitaker of Interfor U.S., Peachtree City, Georgia; Vice Chairman Steven Mason… Read More


New Edition: Raised Wood Floor Foundation Guide

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has published an all-new, 2017 edition of its popular booklet “Raised Wood Floor Foundations – Design & Construction Guide”. This 16-page publication is aimed at homebuilders, architects, engineers and specifiers. It explains how to… Read More


Dates Announced for 2019 Forest Products Expo

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has announced that its 35th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – Expo 2019 – will be held June 26-28, 2019 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. Sponsored and conducted by SFPA every two… Read More


SFPA Announces 2016 Sawmill Safety Awards

Seven Southern Pine sawmills – all members of the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) – are recent recipients of the 2016 Sawmill Safety Award. SFPA lumber manufacturer members are considered for the award based on information submitted regarding occupational injuries… Read More


Crowds Excited to Attend Forest Products Expo

Two years in the making, the Southern Forest Products Association’s (SFPA) 34th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – Expo 2017 – opened June 14 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. For three days, June 14-16, 186 exhibitors showcased… Read More


Forest Products Expo Approaches Sellout

With only two exhibit spots remaining, Southern Forest Products Association’s (SFPA) 34th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – Expo 2017 – is virtually a sellout. The three-day event will fill Building A, Exhibit Halls A2 & A3 of the… Read More


Shipments of Southern Pine Lumber Up in 2016

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has announced that, for the seventh consecutive year, shipments of Southern Pine lumber recorded an increase from the previous year. Shipments in 2016 totaled 17.34 billion board feet (Bbf), an increase of 4% over… Read More


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