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Timber Joey, Timber Jim, Hampton Lumber and the story of this year’s Victory Log

Timber Joey, Timber Jim, Hampton Lumber and the story of this year’s Victory Log

Hampton’s crew on this day, one week before the Portland Timbers’ home opener, is a special one. In the back seats of his Ford Super Duty FX4 sit Timber Jim and Timber Joey, whose annual mission to find the team’s Victory Log has brought them to the mountain. In the coming hours, the team will identify, cut and prepare the logs that will be used through the 2018 season. Read More

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Closing the Gender Gap at Hampton

Closing the Gender Gap at Hampton

Diversity makes us stronger.  Whether we’re talking about age, race, culture, or gender, diversity enriches our organization by introducing different perspectives, experiences, skills, and interests.  Unfortunately, in our industry, diversity, particularly gender diversity, is often lacking.  For nearly 200 years, men have outnumbered women by large margins in the PNW forest products sector. Today women […] Read More

Changes @HamptonLumber

Changes @HamptonLumber

If you’re like me, social media amounts to little more than cat videos and distracted conversations—but we’d be in the minority. A majority of Americans now say they get their news via social media and while that might sound alarming to some, hyper-connectivity does have its benefits.  More and more people are using social media to […] Read More

Hampton’s Export Division: Change Is the Only Constant

Hampton’s Export Division: Change Is the Only Constant

Guest Blog by Jim Tyrer, President, Trans-Pacific Trading (TRAPA) As the comedian Steven Wright once said: Change is inevitable except from a vending machine. I believe that TRAPA’s success over the years has come through the understanding that change is an inevitability for a company to not only grow and thrive but to simply survive. […] Read More

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