Boise Names Sterrett VP
Boise Cascade Corp. elected James E. Sterrett as their new vice president,
panels and lumber sales and marketing. Sterrett joined Boise Cascade in 1970 and
has held a variety of sales and marketing positions in the company's wood
products manufacturing business.
New Pulm Creek VP
Pulm Creek Timber Co. named Tom Lindquist, formerly of the Trammell Crow Co., to
a newly created position of executive vice president for real estate and
strategic business development.
CTE's New Komatsu Alaska
Komatsu announced Craig Taylor Equipment Co. (CTE) as its distributor for
Alaska. Founded by Craig Taylor in 1954, CTE has offices in Anchorage,
Fairbanks, Soldotna and Wasilla. It is currently the largest privately owned
construction equipment dealership in the state.
At its 24th annual meeting, the Council on Forest Engineering awarded Dr. D. Ed
Aulerich the Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Aulerich, director, past president,
and founder of Forest Engineering Inc., has worked over twenty years as a
practicing logger and engineer. He has given over 100 lectures and training
sessions in Southeast Asia, Chile, Tasmania, Europe, Scandinavia, and North
America. He has worked with over 5,000 individual loggers, foresters, and
engineers in the past 20 years through workshops and tutoring to increase their
technical knowledge about forest engineering. Fifty percent of these people were
from 15 countries outside the United States. Dr. Aulerich received a B.S. in
Forest Engineering from Oregon State University (1960), an M.B.A. from Arizona
State (1965), and a Ph.D. from University of Idaho (1971).
Zea Vice Chairman of "Buy
California Forest Products Commission President, Donn Zea, has been appointed
vice chairman of "Buy California," a newly created, private-public
program aimed at educating consumers on the benefits of buying California
agricultural products. "The forest products industry is proud to join other
key members of the agricultural community in the 'Buy California' promotional
campaign," says Zea. "Our participation in the program, which will
urge Californians to consume agricultural products grown and/or manufactured in
this state, underscores our industry's commitment to environmentally sustainable
forestry, providing high-quality jobs, and offering Californians the best wood
products in the world. Zea adds, "The average Californian consumes the
equivalent of a 100-foot tree every year-totaling more than in any other state.
Yet, because of regulatory constraints and competition from imports, less than
one-third of the wood building materials Californians consume come from
Blomberg Chairs Log A Load
National Advisory Group
On October 22, Debby Blomberg of Blomberg Logging in Ogema, Wisc., assumed
leadership of the National Log A Load For KidsTM Advisory Group - taking over
for Betsy Luoto. "I've always had a heart for helping children and want to
see the best for them," she told the assembly of state Log A Load
delegates. Wife of FRA Board member Randy Blomberg, and co-owner of their
logging firm, Debby was key in getting the Log A Load campaign going in
Wisconsin and Michigan.
Weyerhaeuser Certifies Western
Weyerhaeuser Company announced that its timberland operations in Oregon and
Washington - 1.9 million acres - had passed an independent audit and been
certified as in compliance with the Sustainable Forestry InitiativeŽ and had
been registered under the ISO 14001 international standard for environmental
quality. The certification covers nine Weyerhaeuser operations and is the
company's second U.S. operation to pass the third-party audit.
Education At The Work Truck
The Work Truck Show 2022 will be held March 6-8, in Orlando, Florida. Besides
state-of-the-art equipment, education will play a key role at the show.
Beginning March 5, more than 20 industry-specific educational sessions will be
held concurrently with the show. For a full schedule of educational sessions,
log on to www.ntea.com
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