Meet Fred Mitchell: A Journey of Growth, Leadership and Family at CFP

  • February 19, 2024
  • by Columbia Forest Products

Fred Mitchell started with Columbia Forest Products on May 19, 1997, when he was only 23 years old. During his final year studying Wood Science and Business Administration at North Carolina State University, a professor encouraged him to start looking for job prospects and attend a career fair. It was there that Fred interviewed for, […]

Words From the Women of CFP

  • February 16, 2024
  • by Columbia Forest Products

According to the National Association of Manufacturers, women make up 29% of the manufacturing workforce. When a workforce has been so heavily male for years, it can be daunting for new women to join. Luckily, many organizations are working to address this with programs like 35 x 30, which aims to add half a million […]

March 2024 Message from our CEO

  • February 15, 2024
  • by Columbia Forest Products

A Goal We Should Talk More About It should surprise no one that a manufacturing company like Columbia Forest Products runs on metrics of all kinds.  We track and analyze and learn from data that measures everything from our suppliers’ deliveries to vat temperatures, log days, miles driven, cash cycles and of course, quality. Everything […]

West Virginia Logger Appreciation Dinner Boasts 300+ Attendees

  • November 16, 2023
  • by Columbia Forest Products

On September 13, 2023, Columbia Forest Products’ West Virginia procurement team hosted their annual Logger Appreciation Dinner. This anticipated event gives Columbia’s foresters the chance to honor those in the logging industry who make what we do possible. Not only that, it’s a celebration of our foresters and the appreciation everyone in their regions has […]