Media Center

Media Center


Founded in 1933, NELMA (Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association) is the rules-writing agency for Eastern White Pine lumber and the grading authority for other commercially important Northeastern and Great Lakes softwood lumber species that includes Eastern Spruce, Norway Spruce, Balsam Fir, and Red Pine. In addition, NELMA is a leading agency for export wood packaging certification and the marketing voice for its lumber manufacturing members.   

We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the versatile and sustainable species manufactured by our member mills located in the northeastern and great lakes regions of the U.S. 

Below is a list of our most recent news releases, as well as a NELMA logo for easy download. You’ll find downloadable photos all over this website, but if you need something specific, please let us know. We’re here to help. 


For additional information, please contact NELMA’s Media Relations:
Kim Drew, APR