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Structurlam has built a reputation for quality and innovation that has set the bar for mass timber manufacturers across North America. What started as a family owned operation quickly evolved into the leader in mass timber structures.

In 2007, The Adera Group took over ownership of the company and Structurlam embarked on a path of rapid expansion. A new manufacturing facility was purchased in 2008 that nearly tripled the glulam capacity. Following this, the first CLT plant in North America opened in 2011.


Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. Henkel employs more than 53,000 people globally – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. 

Oregon Forest Resource

OFRI is a centralized gateway of shared ideas and collaborative dialogue regarding the delicate balance between the environmental, social and economic values provided by our forests. It is funded by a portion of the state forest products harvest tax. The Oregon Forest Resources Institute is dedicated to advancing public understanding of forests, forest management and forest products, and encouraging sound forestry through landowner education.

OFRI provides information about forestry topics of broad public interest, including clean water, responsible forest management and minimizing fire risks: classroom programs and field activities for K-12 students professional development and curriculum support for teachers, tours demonstrating contemporary forest practices conferences, publications and scientific research on forest topics workshops that help landowners manage their forests according to best practices displays, interpretive programs and tours at the Rediscovery Forest, online resources with information about Oregon’s forests and forest management, tours, workshops and conferences to promote the use of wood products

Willamette Valley Company-

Willamette Valley Company manufactures epoxies, putties and urethanes for upgrading all wood substrates, and also makes a wide range of water based coatings, primers and sealers. Willamette also makes many fillers and extenders for wood adhesives and plywood glues. Pretec, the company’s equipment solutions division, specializes in the design and manufacture of advanced fluid systems and the integration of robotic application systems.”


Raute is a technology company serving the wood products industry worldwide. Its most important customers are the plywood and LVL industries. Raute's customers are companies operating in the wood products industry that manufacture veneer, plywood, LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) and sawn timber.. The increasing popularity of renewable raw materials and products, for example in construction, means growth for the wood products industry. The size of the global wood products industry market is approximately EUR 150 billion.

Raute's technology offering covers machinery and equipment for the customer's entire production process. As a supplier of mill-scale projects Raute is a global market leader both in the plywood and LVL industries. Additionally, Raute's full-service concept includes technology services ranging from spare parts deliveries to regular maintenance and equipment modernizations. Typical aspects of project-focused business are sensitivity to cyclical economic fluctuations and poor predictability of timing.

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC-

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC, is a global performance chemical manufacturer and marketer recognized as a leader in chemicals for building products and specialty applications. It has manufacturing operations in the United States and Chile with technology partners in Europe, China and South Africa. Georgia-Pacific Chemicals offers a portfolio of thermosetting resins for plywood, OSB, LVL applications as well as custom-formulating solutions to meet customers’ specific needs. Products include RESI-BOOST® technology, WOODWELD® spray dried powder, RESI-STRAN® liquid adhesives, as well as RESI-MIX® and RESI-BOND® adhesives.  The GP® Dynamic Microchamber is used around the world for small chamber formaldehyde emission testing and GP® Process Modeling helps customers with real time statistical modeling of process parameters for identifying production improvement opportunities.