Swanson closes Glendale, OR, sawmill due to lack of timber supply [From the web]
GLENDALE, OR, April 11, 2019 (The News-Review) -Swanson Group announced the permanent closure of its sawmill in Glendale on Friday.
The mill will stop bringing in new supplies for production by the end of this week and all of the employees will be reassigned to two of the three other facilities in the next few weeks according to President and CEO Steve Swanson. The mill will be fully shut down by the end of May.
“The issue is simply timber supply,” Swanson said. “The region is starving for timber and it’s just not being sold by the biggest landowner which is the ...