Welcome to Columbia’s Behind the Wood blog for current Columbia Forest Products and industry related news.

Columbia details PureBond ingredients with an “ingredient” label

  • June 5, 2021
  • by Paul Davis, Compliance, Risk and Certification Manager

We Declare! As consumers, we are all familiar with the ingredient labels on food products for informed decision-making. And today, we all understand plywood is an important “ingredient” in home interiors including the cabinets and built-ins in rooms like the kitchen, around which family life revolves. A new ingredient labeling program helps consumers understand what […]

Inside View of CFP’s Facilities

  • June 5, 2021
  • by Columbia Forest Products

We really enjoy hosting guests at our production locations throughout North America and are thrilled when people come to visit.  We look forward to post-COVID times when we can resume mill tours. Until then, here’s a great look our Hearst, Ontario facility’s latest technology, the P2 Patching Line from Raute.  It’s one way we’re “improving […]

Meet Field Sales Representative, Andy Shaw

  • June 4, 2021
  • by Andy Shaw, Field Sales Representative

I have been with CFP for 26 years. I worked with Dixie Plywood for years prior to that and for cabinet shops prior to that. Columbia is one big family and the relationships I have made with coworkers and customers are lifelong. I believe my experience in distribution and cabinet manufacturing has helped when speaking […]

Moved to Care

  • June 4, 2021
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Danielle Stilwell, the Human Resource Manager at Columbia’s Old Fort, NC facility, is in a great position to comment on the groundswell of activity their mill-based Caring Team is delivering (when they’re not busy making hardwood plywood)! She just joined the Columbia family last September, but in that time has been involved in a “Coming […]