From humble roots, producing just 18 million board feet of lumber in 1954, today Seneca Sawmill currently includes three mills in Eugene and one at Noti, with production levels exceeding 650 million board feet. This accomplishment is through dedicated and proud teamwork, coupled with demand for excellence in every step of production. Aided by the timber managed by Seneca Jones Timber Company and steam for dry kilns produced from the Seneca Sustainable Energy facility, Seneca continues to be one of the largest-producing mills on one site in the United States.
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Oregon mills encouraged by tariff on Canadian softwood lumber
| April 27, 2017
EMILY HOARD The News-Review Sawmills across Oregon have expressed support for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s ruling to impose duties on imported softwood lumber from Canada. The department began investigating Canadian subsidization of softwood lumber in 2016. On Monday, it ordered tariffs of 3 percent to 24 percent on five Canadian companies to match the
Seneca Scholarship Offered to Wide Pool of Applicants
| February 15, 2017
This scholarship will be awarded regardless of GPA, athletic ability, or any other talent. It will be based solely on a spark of inspiration, a grasp of subject matter, and an effort to splice together thoughts, ideas, interviews and facts into an essay that is informed and meaningful. This scholarship is about the journey taken. It cannot be created by reading on the internet and gathering facts. Students must talk to real people and learn about Oregon from Oregonians.
Dale Riddle Retires after 21 years at Seneca
| February 13, 2017
EUGENE, OR — Long-time Seneca and Jones family attorney, Dale Riddle, has retired effective December 31, 2016. Riddle began working at Seneca in January 1995, as full-time in-house legal counsel. Riddle and Seneca founder and President Aaron Jones shared common visions; together, they made a powerful team. Riddle’s first big victory on behalf of the
Seneca Names Cameron Krauss as new Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs
| June 30, 2016
New Hire Rounds Out the Next Generation of Leaders EUGENE, OR — Seneca Sawmill Company (Seneca) has hired Cameron Krauss as its new Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs. In this role, Krauss will oversee all legal and public policy matters for the Seneca Family of Companies. “Cameron is a seasoned leader with a solid
Seneca Has Complied on Taxes, Environment
| June 27, 2016
Unfortunately, Mr. Wihtol’s reporting includes blatant half-truths and hyperbole that attempt to paint the Seneca power plant in a very unfavorable light.