With roots as a Depression-era sawmill, Roseburg Forest
Products has branched out as a diverse producer of wood products.
Formed in 1936, the company produces specialty panels (melamine,
particleboard, and vinyl laminates), engineered wood products
(joists, beams, and rimboards), and plywood products such as siding
and concrete forming. Its products are available through dealers,
home centers, and wholesale distributors. Roseburg
manages around 625,000 acres of timberland in
California and southern Oregon. Heirs of philanthropist Kenneth
Ford, who established the Ford Family Foundation, own and
lead the company.
Based in Oregon, Roseburg boasts operations in half a dozen
states. Its timberland is in southern Oregon and California.
Sales and Marketing
Roseburg sells its wood products nationwide through a variety of
channels, including wholesale distributors, dealers, national home
centers, retail distribution partners, original equipment
manufacturers (OEMs), custom laminators, and panelizers.
Customers include manufacturers, fabricators, builders and
contractors, specifiers and designers, and homeowners.
Roseburg has regional offices in Oxford, Mississippi, and
As part of its business, Roseburg operates plants in Dillard,
Riddle, North Bend, and Coquille, Oregon; Vienna, Georgia;
Louisville, Europa, and Taylorsville, Mississippi; Missoula,
Montana; Weed, California; and Russellville and Orangeburg, South
Carolina. Its sawmill in Dillard, Oregon, produces 400 million
board feet of stud lumber each year.
Roseburg sells its products under brand names such as RFPI,
RigidLam, SuperPly, RediPly, Ultrablend, and Duramine. The company
ships its wood products around the US and it operates an export
terminal in North Bend, Oregon. Roseburg is a leading exporter of
Douglas fir wood chips to Japan.