A cost-effective alternative with high performance characteristics.
Western Hemlock is a characteristic tree of the Pacific Northwest region, with a distribution that follows the coastline.
Western Hemlock grows abundantly in the Pacific Northwest in both pure stands or among other native hardwoods and softwoods. A plentiful species, over 3 billion board feet are harvested annually.
Mid-Columbia utilizes Hem/Fir as it has bending strength and load-carrying properties much higher than SPF and is lighter in weight. The Hem/Fir we use is fresh from sawmills, harvested from the typical Northwest healthy sustainable forests.