When designers choose a particle board, they rely on specific material properties ranging from workability, how well it holds a finish, strength, fire resistance and much more. Material manufacturers—such as our Ampine division of Timber Products Company—must produce and continually demonstrate that their products meet or exceed customers' requirements. This is where the lab work at Ampine comes into play.
Hardwood lumber and hardwood veneer have been produced at Timber Products Company’s Munising, Mich. location since we acquired the facility in 1988. Today, the sawmill services the Great Lakes region, with some lumber reaching the southeast and West Coast where it is utilized in cabinets and flooring (including basketball courts), cases, packaging, pallets and railroad ties. The veneer is used on decorative walls, doors, cabinets, desktops and other furniture around the country. Read More
Laying a solid foundation is important for any structure, whether it is pouring concrete for a building or selecting panels for a set of cabinets. The foundation serves to hold everything together—to keep a structure straight and worry-free for years. Read More
As the deadline for compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products changes once again—now December 12, 2018—Timber Products Company remains dedicated to staying on top of this change through ongoing education and discussions with industry partners.
Depending on a project's implementation, there are various ways to prepare and cut different types of wood. Alongside the basic rotary cut, the three primary methods of slicing lumber are plain sawn, quarter sawn and rift sawn. Read More
Plywood panel construction is dictated by the needs of the customer, and with those needs come a slew of build requirements. At Timber Products Company, we look at these requirements and decide how best to manufacture the order so it meets the quality, appearance and price targets of the client. Once order specifications are met, the decision to go with a one-step or two-step construction is determined. But, what is the difference?
Located in Oregon, Grants Pass is one of our ten milling operations and rests 150 miles directly south of Eugene and 40 miles west of Medford. This facility employs roughly 170 people and produces our selection of hardwood and softwood plywood.