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Hardy Wentzel Headshot - Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation
Hardy Wentzel Headshot - Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation

December 9, 2019News

World-class mass timber production facility to create 130 jobs  CONWAY, Ark. — (December 9, 2019) — Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America, announced today it will expand its operations into the United States, with a plant in Conway, Ark., set to open in mid-2021. The Canadian-based company, in which Walmart …

Mass Timber
Mass Timber

November 27, 2019News

We are excited to announce an update to our organizational leadership with the addition of three new executive team members – each of which will bolster the company’s ability to maintain its leadership position through the increase in demand for mass timber across North America, while keeping Structurlam poised for growth. Our people are at …

Structurlam - Brock Commons
Structurlam - Brock Commons

August 30, 2019News

By Hardy Wentzel, CEO of Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation The year was 2012, the first time cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels, combined with glulam beams and columns, were used as an alternative construction system – to concrete and steel – in North America. Only seven years later, mass timber is earning itself a well-deserved spotlight in …

UBC Brock Commons Outside
UBC Brock Commons Outside

June 28, 2019News

According to CNN business reporter, Matt McFarland, the neighbourhood of the future will be built out of wood. We don’t disagree. Writes McFarland, “Recent milestones have pushed wood buildings into the spotlight. In 2017, the University of British Columbia completed the tallest cross-laminated timber building in the world, an 18-storey dorm.” McFarland is referring to …

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April 9, 2019News

As record breaking Mass Timber structures are being erected across North America, and with the recent changes to the BC Building Code to allow Mass Timber buildings of up to 12 storeys, we’ve compiled some fast facts about Mass Timber to ensure accurate information is available. The truth is, Mass Timber is a safe, fast …

October 9, 2018News

Wood Business recently highlighted Structurlam’s contribution to First Tech Federal Credit Union’s new campus in Hillsboro, Oregon. Structurlam provided Crosslam CLT and glulam beams for the project. Read on for an excerpt from the article: “Overall, the use of Structurlam-manufactured cross-laminated timber and glued-laminated beams instead of steel provided a 4 percent cost savings and …

C12 kitchen jpg
C12 kitchen jpg

July 19, 2018Mass Timber Champions, News

“If we can make a change into something that is sequestering carbon in the built environment, this is an enormous opportunity.” -Ben Kaiser, Owner and Principal/ Kaiser Group Inc and PATH Architecture Located in Portland, Oregon, Carbon12 is a groundbreaking mass timber project. Currently the tallest mass timber structure in the United States, the eight-storey …

ESSB Flying Panel
ESSB Flying Panel

July 2, 2018News

It has been a dispute making headlines on both sides of the border. The United States issued tariffs on Canadian, Mexican and European Union steel and aluminum at the beginning of June. The move was quickly met with Canadian tariffs on U.S. imports. Structurlam CEO Hardy Wentzel was recently interviewed by Penticton Western News on …

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Screen Shot 2018-06-04 at 9.00.00 AM

June 4, 2018News

On the beautiful grounds of the University of British Columbia (UBC), a groundbreaking project has officially wrapped construction. Virtuoso, located in UBC’s Wesbrook Village, is the first market condominium project in North America to use cross-laminated timber (CLT). Mass timber meets or exceeds building with concrete in many areas. It is seismically superior, and doesn’t’ crack …

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