Month: June 2015

The Built-Up Column Conundrum

in Tech Talk

It is common practice in residential construction to use multiple pieces of 2 x lumber connected together (sometimes referred to as, “stud packs”) to build interior columns. One rule of thumb is to install enough studs to match the width of the beam above. But how do you determine if the field built column is […]

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Mill Employees Protect The Wildlife That Call Our Site Home

in Sustainability

Just outside Longview, Washington, not far from where the Columbia River’s 1,200-mile journey ends at the Pacific Ocean, a two-mile stretch of shoreline is home to ospreys, geese, deer, coyotes, beavers, swallows, honeybees and more. It sounds like a nature preserve, but it’s actually the site of our Longview facility, which includes liquid packaging, newsprint, […]

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Weyerhaeuser’s Grayling, Mich., OSB Mill Earns Top Safety Award From APA

in OSB & Panels

Safety is always top of mind across all Weyerhaeuser operations. This month, the company’s OSB mill in Grayling, Mich., received special recognition for its efforts, earning a coveted Safety Innovation Award from APA – The Engineered Wood Association in the association’s annual recognition program. The mill received the Equipment Based Safety Innovation Award for its “Fire Hose […]

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Save time with Javelin software version 5.3. Available now!

in Software & Services

Did you hear the news?  In April, we released Javelin software v5.3 with more time saving features for you.  If you haven’t already, check out these exciting new enhancements: [cat-list] [li]Orthogonal Mode – Reduce input errors by forcing the selection of points to vertical/horizontal locations.  Simplify layout cleanup by restricting the movement of point objects […]

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