Nov 18 2021

Todd Payne Named President & General Manager of SPI’s Lumber Business

Todd Payne Named President & General Manager of SPI’s Lumber Business FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2021 Contact: Andrea Howell Phone: 530-378-8000 Anderson, CA – Sierra Pacific Industries has named Todd Payne as President and General Manager of the Lumber Business. “Todd exemplifies the Sierra Pacific’s values,” said CEO Mark Emmerson. “I have great confidence Read More...
Oct 01 2021

Sierra Pacific Industries Completes Acquisition of Seneca

Sierra Pacific Industries Completes Acquisition of Seneca FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Andrea Howell October 1, 2021 Anderson, CA – Sierra Pacific Industries today announced the completion of its acquisition of Seneca. The combination of these two companies positions SPI as a West Coast forest products leader with more than 2.3 million acres of sustainably managed Read More...
Aug 06 2021

Sierra Pacific Industries and Seneca Plan to Combine Complementary, Family-Owned Forest Products Businesses With Shared Values and Sustainability Focus

  ANDERSON, CA and EUGENE, OR–Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) and Seneca today announced that SPI plans to acquire Seneca and affiliates, combining two complementary, family-owned forest products businesses with strong historical roots on the West Coast. Founded in 1953, Seneca operates a 175,000-acre sustainably-managed tree farm, sawmills, and a biomass plant in Oregon. SPI, a Read More...
Jun 23 2021

Timberland Owners Close Access to Private Lands for Fire Season

WESTERN OREGON, June 23, 2021 – Several private timberland owners and managers in Western Oregon have agreed to close their land to public access starting on Monday, June 28. Due to drought conditions, and above-average temperatures, agencies are predicting a bad fire season in Oregon. According to the Department of Forestry, the state has recorded Read More...
Feb 05 2021

Hope from the Holiday Farm Fire

We, at Seneca, love our neighbors who live and work up the McKenzie River corridor and we have a special appreciation for all of the restaurant owners along the McKenzie River corridor.  The restaurants up the McKenzie are more than a place to gather and eat, they are often the main economic engine in their Read More...
Dec 17 2020

Mark Dippel Retires after 27 Years of Just-in-Time Sales Management at Seneca

Eugene, OR – Mark Dippel, Stud Sales Manager at Seneca, is retiring after 27 years. Dippel made a shift in his lumber career when he was hired by Seneca in August of 1994, after more than a decade of lumber wholesaling. He was well-established as a stand-out in his field when he joined the Seneca Read More...
Nov 16 2020

Seneca Paid Off PPP Loan with Interest

EUGENE, OR – Due to the lumber market recovery, Seneca was able to pay off its PPP loan with interest instead of applying for forgiveness. When Seneca applied for a PPP loan in April,  lumber prices were low, demand was the lowest it had been in decades, and the drastic market disruption created by the Read More...
Oct 13 2020

Stronger Together

Reprinted as published in The Merchant Magazine, October 2020 Edition. Labor Day weekend is usually a glorious weekend in the Pacific Northwest, and folks love getting out into the great outdoors for one last summertime hurrah before school starts, the days get shorter, and leaves change colors. I had just experienced a wonderful Labor Day Read More...
Jul 01 2020

Seneca Store Now Open Until July 10th

Twice a year we open the Seneca Store and take orders for Seneca Gear.  All of the prices you see are at cost.  There is no mark up.  Once the store closes, we take the orders and submit to our vendor to fulfill.   Fulfillment takes a few weeks, and you will be notified once we Read More...
May 11 2020

Timberland Owners Close Access to Private Lands for Fire Season

      WESTERN OREGON, May 11, 2020 – A number of private timberland owners and managers in Western Oregon have agreed to close their land to public access starting on Monday, May 18. Due to drought conditions, and above-average temperatures, agencies are predicting a bad fire season in Oregon. Oregon has already experienced three Read More...