ROSEBURG, OR -- Roseburg Forest Products Co. completed the purchase of the Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) facility located in Medford, OR from SierraPine. This acquisition represents a major step in the overall strategy of the company's composite panel business, and personnel throughout the Roseburg organization continue to express excitement over the completion of this acquisition..
A key objective of integrating the Medford MDF facility into the company is to establish continuity and stability with the existing customer base and sales force. An office has been established in Rocklin, CA and will house the transitioning MDF sales organization. The integrated sales team consists of several individuals from the SierraPine organization, and the new office will be open for business effective Monday, September 14, 2015..
Jim Buffington, the business director for Roseburg's composite panel business, made the following announcement regarding the MDF sales team: "David Smith will be the MDF Business Manager and report to me. Chuck Jessup, Stewart Laney, Jamie Shull and Sergio Jimenez have been retained in their current roles and will report to David. Theresa Garmon, on the transportation side, will also be joining the Roseburg team and will report to Tom Gennarelli, Roseburg's Director of Transportation.".
Roseburg is a privately owned company and one of North America's leading producers of particleboard, thermally-fused laminates, and now medium density fiberboard. Roseburg also manufactures softwood and hardwood plywood, lumber, LVL and I-joists. Roseburg owns 630,000 acres of timberland in Oregon and Northern California and ships products throughout North America and the Pacific Rim.