Spanish Editions of Treated Lumber Guide Now Available

The specification and use of pressure-treated Southern Pine products is now presented in a pair of new Spanish editions, published by Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) for building professionals in both Spain and Latin America. “Pressure-Treated Southern Pine” for Spain… Read More


Forest Products EXPO 2015 – A Great Show

With a total of 2,206 attendees and exhibitors registered, Expo 2015 – the 33rd Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition conducted by the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) – was a resounding success.  For three days – June 10-12 –… Read More


SFPA Announces 2014 Sawmill Safety Awards

Four Southern Pine sawmills – all members of the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) – are recent recipients of the 2014 Sawmill Safety Award. SFPA lumber manufacturer members are considered for the award based on information submitted regarding occupational injuries… Read More


New Pocket Span Card for Treated Lumber

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has produced a new pocket span card for pressure-treated Southern Pine dimension lumber. The laminated card measures 3.75” x 7.75” and contains three tables for treated floor and deck joists in nominal sizes ranging… Read More


Registration Opens for Forest Products EXPO

Registration to attend the 33rd Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition – EXPO 2015 – is now open; visit www.sfpaexpo.com. Every two years, the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) sponsors and conducts one of the largest indoor displays of technology… Read More


Shipments of Southern Pine Up in 2014

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has announced that, for the fifth consecutive year, shipments of Southern Pine lumber recorded an increase from the previous year. Shipments in 2014 totaled 15.79 billion board feet (Bbf), an increase of 5% over… Read More


Forest Products EXPO Nearly Sold Out

Even with an additional 5,000 square feet of exhibit space added to the floor plan back in November, exhibitors are clamoring for the remaining 1,500 square feet that remains for EXPO 2015 – the 33rd Forest Products Machinery & Equipment… Read More


Forest Products EXPO Expands Floor Plan

High demand for exhibit space has required an expansion of the floor plan for EXPO 2015 – the 33rd Forest Products Machinery & Equipment Exposition, set for June 10-12 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The show is sponsored and… Read More


SFPA Elects 2015 Officers

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) Board of Directors elected its 2015 slate of officers during its recent Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.  They are Chairman Scott Vande Linde of West Fraser, Germantown, Tennessee; Vice Chairman William Almond of… Read More


Tom Rice Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from SFPA

At its recent Annual Meeting in Charleston, South Carolina, the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Tom Rice, president of Conner Industries in Fort Worth, Texas. In presenting the award, SFPA Chairman Joe Kusar announced… Read More