As told to by Steve Killgore, CEO at Timber Products Co. to NAWLA Headquarters
The circumstances that lead people to the wood products profession range from the ironic to the serendipitous but, in my case, I like to say the industry ganged up on me! My father worked in plywood operations for his wh
By Kevin Dodds, Vice President of Sales at Wildwood Trading Group
Achieving professional goals in the lumber industry requires time, patience, hard work, and the ability to establish strong relationships. After graduating from Oregon State University in 2005 with a finance major and an engineering
Many of our clients mistakenly believe it is up to them to decide whether to pay their employees on an hourly (non-exempt) or salaried (exempt) basis. Often, they classify employees, such as CSRs and inside sales professionals, as exempt and salaried when, in fact, the law requires that they be pai
Perfect for those new to the forest products industry, the NAWLA Wood Basics course immerses attendees into each aspect of the industry. The curriculum covers the entire life cycle of lumber, from seed to sale.
Industry experts and Wood Basics instructors Chris Knowles, PhD, Henry Quesada, PhD, and
The forest products industry is deeply intertwined with experiences and traditions that span generations. Passed down over decades, these established approaches are what inspire the next generation to ensure the continued success of our industry. Looking ahead, how can we embrace future leadership,