Local Weyerhaeuser Distribution Efforts Accelerated in 2016

in Distribution

From hosting a Sheep Pasture Golf Tournament to helping with city beautification projects to donating handmade items, employees at Weyerhaeuser Distribution centers were involved in a wide array of unique programs in 2016 to support their local communities.   “Employees at our 17 distribution centers across the country really ‘stepped up’ their local community involvement […]

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High Performance Weyerhaeuser Diamond™ Subfloor Panel Introduced at 2017 International Builders’ Show

in OSB & Panels

Weyerhaeuser will launch its newest oriented strand board product, Weyerhaeuser DiamondTM, at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in January. The top-quality engineered subfloor panel is designed to provide industry-leading wet weather performance and superior strength and nail retention to help eliminate squeaky floors, providing builders a “worry free” subfloor solution.   “The new Diamond panel […]

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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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