Year: 2016

Eastern Parallam® PSL is a high quality beam manufactured at our Buckhannon, WV plant

in Tech Talk, Trus Joist

What makes Eastern Parallam PSL special/unique? PSL Technology– Parallel Strand Lumber (PSL) is made from 8’ long veneer sheets clipped into ¾” wide strands.  These strands are longitudinally oriented; coated with an exterior type structural adhesive; and, densified to a prescribed specification.  The billet is cured using microwave technology resulting in a finished billet measuring […]

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How OSB is Made

in OSB & Panels

If you want detailed information about OSB, the ideal scenario would be to sit in a room with Alex Kuchar, Weyerhaeuser’s OSB Technical Manager. After more than 13 years at Weyerhaeuser, Alex knows a great deal about OSB.   Since we can’t sit everyone in the room with Alex, we’re doing the next best thing. […]

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What it Means to be SFI Certified

in OSB & Panels

What does it mean for Weyerhaeuser OSB coming from Canada and the United States to have an SFI (Sustainable Forestry Initiative) certification for fiber sourcing?   This important designation indicates that Weyerhaeuser adheres to responsible procurement standards set by SFI, an independent, non-profit organization, when harvesting trees, whether the forest itself is certified or not. […]

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October 16-22: National Forest Products Week

in Distribution

As the largest private timberland owner in the United States, Weyerhaeuser works hard to be good stewards of the land. That’s one reason why we join with people everywhere to celebrate National Forest Products Week each year during the third week of October.   From creating the nation’s first tree farm in 1941, to responsibly […]

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Product Selection Crucial to Dealers

in Distribution

According to one-on-one dealer research compiled by Weyerhaeuser Distribution, product selection by dealers is a key element to creating a thriving business.   “Successful dealers tell us they rely on product distributors that provide a wide variety of quality product offerings with strong logistics support,” says David Helmers, vice president for Weyerhaeuser Distribution. “The best […]

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