MFPC News

MFPC seeking part-time office manager

The Maine Forest Products Council, the not-for-profit trade association for Maine’s iconic forest products industry, is seeking a part-time Office Manager (24-32 hours per week). The position is responsible for managing office operations including bookkeeping (AP/AR), budgeting, and facilities vendor management. The assistant reports to the Executive Director and helps manage correspondence and membership association …

MFPC seeking part-time office manager Read More »

PPH Commentary: In Maine as elsewhere, the forest industry serves a vital purpose

By Patrick Strauch, special to the Portland Press Herald Recently, your paper ran an opinion piece (“Commentary: Don’t be fooled by myths of carbon in Maine, New England wood products,” Nov. 7) by authors from two out-of-state groups that misrepresented Maine’s forest industry and oversimplified the very complicated issue of climate change. The truth is, Maine’s responsibly managed …

PPH Commentary: In Maine as elsewhere, the forest industry serves a vital purpose Read More »

Brian Flewelling Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with 2022 President’s Award

The Maine Forest Products Council awarded Brian Flewelling of Easton with the organization’s 2022 President’s Award at a board meeting on Thursday, November 10. The award, presented by MFPC Board President Ryan McAvoy, was presented to Flewelling in recognition of his public service to the forest products industry as an exceptional businessman in the financial …

Brian Flewelling Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with 2022 President’s Award Read More »

Strauch: Maine Continues Long History of Forest Innovation & Investment

By Patrick Strauch, Executive Director of the Maine Forest Products CouncilPrinted by the Bangor Daily News The forest products industry has been an integral part of Maine’s economy, culture and heritage for hundreds of years. While supporting an $8.1 billion industry, our sustainably managed working forests also provide unparalleled recreational opportunities, critical wildlife habitat, climate …

Strauch: Maine Continues Long History of Forest Innovation & Investment Read More »

Maine Forest Products Council’s Patrick Strauch receives UMaine School of Forest Resources Distinguished Alumni Award

ORONO – The University of Maine’s School of Forest Resources recognized Patrick Strauch of Exeter with the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award at a ceremony in Orono on Friday, October 14. This award, which is given annually, recognizes the distinguished service and significant contributions a program graduate has made to the forest resources profession and society. …

Maine Forest Products Council’s Patrick Strauch receives UMaine School of Forest Resources Distinguished Alumni Award Read More »

Photo Release: Don Mansius Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Doug Denico Forester Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded Don Mansius of Appleton with the organization’s Doug Denico Forester Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC Treasurer Peter Triandafillou, recognized Mansius for 31 years of exceptional service in advancing public policies supporting sustainable forest management …

Photo Release: Don Mansius Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Doug Denico Forester Award Read More »

Photo Release: Gordon Gamble Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Albert D. Nutting Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded Gordon Gamble of Roxbury, a retired board member, with the organization’s Albert D. Nutting Award at the organization’s annual meeting on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC Board Member Eric Kingsley, recognized Gamble for his dedication to sustainable forestry and conservation, his demonstrated leadership …

Photo Release: Gordon Gamble Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Albert D. Nutting Award Read More »

Photo Release: LP Building Solutions Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Outstanding Manufacturing Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) presented LP Building Solutions with the organization’s Outstanding Manufacturing Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC President Ryan McAvoy, recognized Louisiana Pacific Building Solutions’ commitment to manufacturing excellence, and southern Aroostook County, as exemplified by its recent …

Photo Release: LP Building Solutions Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Outstanding Manufacturing Award Read More »

Photo Release: A&A Brochu Logging Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Outstanding Logger Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded A&A Brochu Logging with the organization’s Outstanding Logger Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by MFPC Board Member Chris Fife, recognized the company for exemplary on-the-ground performance while conducting early commercial thinning, its commitment to the well-being …

Photo Release: A&A Brochu Logging Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Outstanding Logger Award Read More »

Scroll to Top