Progress Update on Roseburg’s New Dillard MDF and Component Plants

Roseburg Forest Products
May 3, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States, US West

DILLARD, Oregon — One year after announcing a $700 million investment in its manufacturing operations in Southern Oregon, Roseburg Forest Products shares that construction at two new plants in Dillard is well underway. Dillard Components will be the first of the new plants to come online, with startup expected in late summer 2024. The plant will convert specialty medium density fiberboard (MDF) panels manufactured at Roseburg’s MDF plant in Medford. …Dillard MDF will use wood residuals from Roseburg’s local mills and other regional suppliers to manufacture standard MDF panels, as well as thin high density fiberboard (HDF). …Once fully operational, the two new plants will employ approximately 120 people. The $700 million investment also includes improvements at Roseburg’s plywood plants in Riddle and Coquille, Oregon.

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