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August Market Update: Strong Wood Products Markets Persist as We Head Toward Autumn

August 22, 2016 — Despite reports of overall malaise in the wood products market, Freres Lumber Company had our...

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August Market Report: Each Wood Product Market Presents Its Own Challenge

August 8, 2016 — Changes in the wood product market produce individual challenges for Freres Lumber Company in the...

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Freres Lumber July Market Update: Strong Plywood Markets Continue A Two-Year Streak

July 25, 2016 — The Freres Lumber Company mill is busy filling orders for a thriving plywood market.

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Weighing the Effectiveness of Ventek’s Multi-Point Diverter System

There have been many technological advances in veneer manufacturing over the years. One of the more recent advances in...

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July Market Report: Lagging Housing Starts Affecting Wood Products Markets

July 11, 2016 — We're seeing a lot of activity in the wood products market and here at Freres...

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June Market Update: Upticks in Wood Products Market Predict Solid Summer

June 20, 2016 — An improved wood products market bodes well for a productive summer for Freres Lumber Company.

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A Conversation with Rob Freres, Part 2

June 13, 2016 — Tell me how key laws or regulations have shaped your business over the past few...

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A Conversation with Rob Freres, Part 1

May 23, 2016 — I recently sat down with Rob Freres, Executive Vice President of Freres Lumber Company, for...

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May Market Update: Wood Products Orders Stay Ahead of a Dip in the Market

May 16, 2016 — Sales for this past week were slower, but with the last three weeks of strong...

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