Hampton Affiliates curtails six U.S. sawmills

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Hampton Affiliates’ all six of its western U.S. sawmill operations impacted by a "rolling curtailment" plan, started with three facilities during the week of May 4 and shifting to the next three during the week of May 11, as Random Lengths reports.

That schedule will be reviewed, then adjusted or continued according to changes in current market conditions. Overall board footage impacted by the curtailment will be over 30 million board feet, and involve all of Hampton's U.S. stud and dimension operations.

Shipping departments remains open at all Hampton mills during the curtailment period, then be subject to closure during any future shutdown extension.

Hampton Affiliates, Inc. is a vertically integrated lumber company and one of Oregon's top timber firms. It owns more than 155,000 acres of timberland, produces about 1.4 billion board feet of lumber annually, and has tree farms and mills in Oregon and Washington.

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