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


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