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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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RELEASE: A New Future for Banks Sawmill

RELEASE: A New Future for Banks Sawmill

Portland, OR – On August 29, 2016, Hampton Lumber announced its acquisition of the Banks lumber mill assets in Banks, Oregon. The Banks lumber mill, which employed roughly 60 people, had been in operation since 1961 producing high quality green Doug fir narrow dimension lumber. The location of the Banks sawmill is ideal for Hampton, […] Read More