Capitalizing on New Market Opportunities

By Hugues Simon President, BarretteWood Inc.  The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) helps the softwood lumber industry identify, create, and capitalize on new and existing opportunities to generate demand and sell more of our products. The… Read more »


Tall Mass Timber Code Changes Pass First Hurdle

The highly-anticipated tall mass timber building code changes passed their first hurdle earlier Monday with approval by an International Code Council (ICC) Code Change Committee. The 2018 ICC Committee Action Hearings got underway in Columbus,… Read more »


SLB’s Tall Wood & Mass Timber Initiatives Open New Doors for Industry Growth

George Emmerson President & CEO, Sierra Pacific Industries. The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) is the industry’s initiative to protect and grow market share for softwood lumber products in North America. Participating in the SLB is… Read more »


The SLB Helps the Industry Do More

By Don Kayne President and CEO, Canfor Corporation Chair, Softwood Lumber Board Programs Committee The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has been transformational for the softwood lumber industry in many ways, helping us to generate over… Read more »


March 2018 Newsletter

SLB’s 2017 Annual Report: Real Growth. Lasting Roots Insights From SLB’s Board of Directors Call for Nominations: SLB Seeks Candidates for Board SLB Supports Inaugural Industrialized Wood-Based Construction Conference Program Updates WoodWorks Brings Expertise to Mass… Read more »


The SLB Is Key to Growing the Softwood Lumber Industry

By T. Furman Brodie Charles Ingram Lumber Company When the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB), was first proposed, I could not have imagined the impact the SLB would have in such a short time. We had… Read more »


SLB’s 2017 Annual Report: Real Growth. Lasting Roots.

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has released its 2017 Annual Report which highlights its most successful year yet and shows its accomplishments in what it has set out to do—protect and grow markets, sell more lumber,… Read more »


Call for Nominations Softwood Lumber Board Seeks Candidates

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) seeks nominations of softwood lumber manufacturers and importers interested in candidacy for Board seats coming open in January 2019.  Each Director will serve a three-year term, which may be renewed once.  The… Read more »


February 2018 SLB Newsletter

Highlights SLB’s Impact Exceeds 1 Billion Board Feet Program Updates Think Wood Launches New Ways to Share the Benefits of Building With Wood AWC Engages as the ICC Tall Wood Building Proposals Begin their Official Journey… Read more »


SLB’s 2017 Impact Exceeds 1 Billion Board Feet

The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) has released its 2017 results, which show continued year-on-year growth across key metrics of value to the industry. The results also stress the importance of the softwood lumber sector to… Read more »