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


Dates Announced for 2017 Forest Products Expo

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has announced that its 34th Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – EXPO 2017 – will be held June 14-16, 2017 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.  The show’s theme: Blueprint for Success. Sponsored… Read More


Southern Forest Products Association Elects 2016 Slate of Officers

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) Board of Directors elected its 2016 slate of officers during its recent Annual Meeting in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  They are Chairman William Almond of Almond Brothers Lumber Company, Coushatta, Louisiana; Vice Chairman Jim… Read More


John M. Collier Journalism Award Announced

Mike Gaige is the recipient of the 2015 John M. Collier Award for Forest History Journalism, presented by the Forest History Society (FHS).  This award was established in 1987 to honor the memory of John M. Collier, who was a… Read More