news & updates

10-Year Record for First-Half 2016 Lumber Shipments by NELMA Mills

Both Eastern White Pine and Dimension lumber shipments from NELMA mills reached 10-year record levels for the first 6 months of 2016 when comparing data from 2007.  A total of 471.7 million board feet of lumber was sent to the marketplace from January to June of this year, which included 251.3 million board feet of dimension lumber (primarily stamped Spruce-Pine-Fir south) and 220.4 million board feet of Eastern White Pine.   When compared with 2015, the previous high mark for both wood groups, Dimension was up 3.9% and Eastern White Pine increased by 8.4%.   See the graphics below for a monthly comparison for the past 10 yQ2 EWP Graphears.

Q2 Dimension Graph


A Swatch Book of Eastern White Pine Grades

Eastern White Pine Swatch Book This unique informational marketing item takes on ...

A Day in the Life of a Lumber Mill

Check out these videos shot at Limington Lumber in East Baldwin, ...

Colonial Cottages: Eastern White Pine in 17th Century Massachusetts

Built in 1636, the oldest wooden house in America remains in ...