January and February 2006




Machinery Row

Moeller Leads

In December Joseph W. Moeller became president and CEO of Georgia-Pacific Corp. (G-P) after Koch Forest Products, Inc.'s $21 billion acquisition of the company was completed.

Moeller has been working at Koch for 40 years. He resigned from Koch Industries' board of directors and to serve on the G-P board of directors. The board will be chaired by A.D."Pete" Correll, formerly CEO and chairman of the board, to help assist with the transition.

Bill Caffey is G-P's new executive vice president, operations excellence and compliance.

Stihl Announces $78.4 Million Expansion

Stihl Inc. announced that it will be expanding operations in Virginia Beach with a capital investment of over $78.4 million. Slated for completion in 2007, the initial two-phased expansion will create in excess of 150 new jobs, which is part of an overall corporate plan to add up to 300 new positions in the next year. 6 TimberWest — January/February, 2006 MACHINERY ROW In phase one, a new 60,000-square-foot facility will house manufacturing operations for Stihl guide bars, which are used on chain saws. This will be the first time that guide bars will be manufactured in the U.S.

In phase two, an investment of more than $58.4 million will expand one warehouse by 88,000 square feet and convert other existing warehouse space into manufacturing for additional crankshaft and machining operations.

Papé Names Conrad Marketing Coordinator

Danielle Conrad has been named marketing coordinator for The Papé Group, Inc. In her new position, she will be responsible for implementing, executing and managing all marketing initiatives for three of The Papé Group businesses
— Papé Material Handling, Bobcat West and Ditchwitch Northwest. Conrad will work in Papé’s corporate office in Eugene.

New Executives at Boise Cascade

Boise Cascade elected two executive officers. Alexander Toeldte was named executive vice president, Paper and Packaging & Newsprint. Prior to his responsibilities with Boise Cascade, Toeldte was executive vice president of Fonterra Group and CEO of Fonterra Enterprises.

Virginia Aulin was elected vice president of Communications, Performance Management, and Organizational Development. Before joining Boise Cascade, Virginia was vice president of Public Affairs and Government Relations for TimberWest Forest Corp in Vancouver, Canada.

Potlatch’s CEO from Plum Creek

Spokane-based Potlatch said that Plum Creek Timber Vice President, Michael Covey, will be the company’s CEO as of February 6.

Covey will take the place of L. Pendleton Siegle, who has been the company’s CEO since 1999. Siegle will remain a chairman until the end of this year.

Red Dot Appoints Suto and Graham

Red Dot Corp. has named Carey Suto manager of procurement services and Heather Graham manager of aftermarket customer service.

Based in Seattle, Red Dot is a worldwide leader in the design and production of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and replacement parts for logging and off-highway vehicles, construction equipment, agricultural equipment, and others.

Quadco appoints Hadlock

Quadco has appointed Darren Hadlock to the position of Territory Manager, Northwest-US. Prior to this position, Darren was Sales Coordinator for the company after graduating from Bishop's University, Canada in Business Administration. He reports to Dan Web and can be reached at 360-739-0796 (cell) or [email protected]




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