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Maine Forest Products Council applauds LP Building Solutions’ $400 million expansion announcement

Today it was announced that Maine Forest Products Council member LP Building Solutions will invest $400 million to expand the Houlton Facility. Below is a quote by Pat Strauch, Executive Director of the Maine Forest Products Council. LP Building Solutions held a grand re-opening of the facility as the first SmartSide manufacturer on the east coast on […]

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Photo Release: Mike St. Peter Recognized by Maine Forest Products Council with Abby Holman Public Service Award

NEWRY – The Maine Forest Products Council (MFPC) awarded Mike St. Peter of Jackman with the organization’s Abby Holman Public Service Award at its 62nd Annual Meeting in Newry on Monday, September 19. The award, presented by Don Tardie, recognized St. Peter for his development and delivery of a quality safety training program (Certified Logging

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STATEMENT: Maine Forest Products Council applauds Collins, King for securing funds to strengthen Maine’s forest economy

The following is a statement by Pat Strauch, Executive Director of the Maine Forest Products Council, in response today’s announcement (included below). “The forest products industry in Maine is constantly evolving and changing with the times. This innovation takes tremendous resources, so the Maine Forest Products Council thanks Senator Susan Collins and Senator Angus King

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