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2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.

2021 Annual Meeting Awards

March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.


2021 Annual Meeting Awards

Mar 23, 2021, 09:25 AM by wwpa admin2
March 23, 2021

The WWPA 2021 Annual Meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Quality Standards/Techncial Services Committee convened Tuesday March 16 and the Members Meeting and Board of Directors were held Wednesday March 17.

Although the Association was unable to recognize Annual Meeting award recepients in person, awards will be recognized in this newsletter and the WWPA website. The 2021 WWPA Annual Meeting Awards are listed as follows:

Master Lumberman
Two lumbermen have been approved by the review committee to receive the Master Lumberman Award for 2021. These two gentlemen will bring to 427 the number of recipients of the award since the program was inaugurated in 1968.

Through their many years of experience and commitment to the highest ideals of the Western lumber industry, the following are awarded the title of Master Lumberman.

Jose Armando Lavalle
Sierra Pacific Industries

Gordon R. Watts
Mendocino Forest Products

 

Chairman's Award

WWPA Safety Awards are based on statistics reported in the quarterly Injury and Illness Incidence Report. This data comes from injuries and illnesses reported to federal and state occupational health agencies and are the basis for the awards.

 

WWPA provides two major safety awards. The Chairman's Award spotlights mills with the best five-year safety records. The District Awards honor mills for the best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts. The Chairman's Awards listed are for the best records for 2016 through 2020.

Lowest 5-year incidence rate (2016-2020)

Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
(More than 340,000 employee hours annually)

Georgia-Pacific Wood Products NW LLC - Philomath, OR
(220,000 to 340,000 employee hours annually)

Interfor US Inc - Longview, WA
(Less than 220,000 employee hours annually)


District Safety Awards

Best safety performance over the past year in their respective districts.

 

2020 Lowest 1-year incidence rate awards by district:
 
District 1: Western Forest Products US, LLC - Vancouver, WA
District 2: Stimson Lumber Co. - Forest Grove, OR
District 3: Woodgrain Lumber - Pilot Rock, OR
District 4: Montrose Forest Products - Montrose, CO
District 5: Stimson Lumber Co. - St. Maries, ID


Hi-Q Mill Awards

Combined grader performance for 2020. To receive this recognition, a mill must have 12 months of inspected footage, where in each month the on-grade percentage is 95% or better, with no WWPA or ALSC regrades during the year. The 2020 Hi-Q mill recipients are listed as follows:

 

C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Stimpson Lumber Company
- St. Maries, ID
Stimpson Lumber Company
- Priest River, ID
Western Forest Products US LLC
- Vancouver, WA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Willamina, OR
Sierra Forest Products
-Terra Bella, CA
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Darrington, WA
F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber
- Columbia Falls, MT
Hampton Lumber Mills
- Warrenton, OR
Boise Cascade Company
- Kettle Falls, WA


Service Awards

Members who have reached new milestones in their affiliation with WWPA.

 

5 Years
Big Creek Lumber - Davenport, CA
Blanca Forestry Products, Inc. - Blanca , CO
Bright Wood Corporation - Madras, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Banks, OR

10 Years
Warrenton Lumber Company - Warrenton, OR

15 Years
Sierra Pacific Industries - Mt. Vernon, WA
Sierra Pacific Industries - Sonora, CA
Swanson Group Mfg. - Roseburg, OR

20 Years
C&D Lumber Company - Riddle, OR
Hampton Lumber Mills - Darrington, WA
Stimson Lumber Company - Plummer, ID
Thompson River Lumber Company - Thompson Falls, MT

40 Years
Spearfish Forest Products - Spearfish, SD

WWPA congratulates the award recipients on their achievements.