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May 6, 2020News

In April 2020, we launched our comprehensive U.S. Mass Timber Technical Guide. This is the first guide of its kind from a North American manufacturer – designed for architects, engineers, developers, and general contractors with interests in mass timber construction. As part of our launch, we hosted a series of webinars to provide an overview …

March 27, 2020News

Amid these uncertain times, we hope that you and your families are safe and healthy. Despite this unprecedented event, we want to ensure that Structurlam is able to create safe workplaces so that we can continue to operate as a North American leader in mass timber building products. With consideration for the COVID-19 outbreak and …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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