Roseburg News

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Industry News - Product News - Press Releases


 

ROSEBURG SERVING AS A WITNESS IN VENEER INVESTIGATION

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Roseburg Forest Products wishes to clarify that at this time the company is a cooperating witness in a U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) investigation into alleged illegal imports of okoume veneer by Cornerstone Forest Products. Media reports have inaccurately stated or implied that Roseburg is the focus of the investigation. To date, media outlets including The Oregonian, Oregon Public Broadcasting and the Associated Press have not corrected their misleading reports.

 

Roseburg Assists with Okoume Veneer Investigation

Monday, March 18, 2019

Roseburg Forest Products is cooperating with authorities in the investigation of Okoume veneer imported from Africa by two companies: Cornerstone Forest Products (Cornerstone) and Evergreen Hardwoods (Evergreen). Roseburg first learned about the situation on Monday, March 11, when a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agent contacted our legal team about an investigation the agency is conducting into Okoume veneer sourced from Gabon and the Republic of Congo.

 

Roseburg and PotlatchDeltic Complete Purchase and Sale of MDF Plant in El Dorado, Ark.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Roseburg Forest Products and PotlatchDeltic Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) announced today that they have completed the previously announced purchase and sale of the assets of the PotlatchDeltic subsidiary Del-Tin Fiber LLC, including its medium density fiberboard (MDF) plant located in El Dorado, Ark.

 

Jake Elston Named Roseburg SVP of Operations

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Jake Elston will join the company as Senior Vice President of Operations on Feb. 18, 2019. In his new role, Elston will be responsible for all Roseburg manufacturing operations, including both industrial and structural products.

 

Mike Reardon Promoted to Director of Industrial Products Manufacturing; Mike Henry Named Simsboro Plant Manager

Monday, January 7, 2019

Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Mike Reardon has been named Director of Industrial Products Manufacturing, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Mike Henry will replace Reardon as Plant Manager at Simsboro Composites, effective Jan. 14, 2019.

 

Roseburg to Acquire MDF Plant in El Dorado, Arkansas

Friday, December 21, 2018

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with PotlatchDeltic Corp. to purchase the assets of its subsidiary Del-Tin Fiber LLC, including its medium density fiberboard (MDF) plant located in El Dorado, Ark. The parties expect the sale to close in the first quarter of 2019 after required regulatory approval. The El Dorado MDF plant will continue to operate independently of Roseburg until the transaction closes.

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