RoyOMartin OSB at Oakdale marks tenth anniversary; earns Health, Safety award
RoyOMartin's oriented strand board (OSB)-manufacturing plant in Oakdale, Louisiana, on January 31 celebrated its tenth anniversary of operations. Construction began in 2005 on the Allen Parish OSB facility, which continues to be one of the largest of its kind in North America. Its first southern yellow pine OSB panel was pressed on January 31, 2007, with the official plant-opening coming three months later on April 23, 2007. Shown in this photograph with the 2016 Health, Safety, and Environmental Chairman's Award are (left to right): Chairman Jonathan E. Martin; Director of OSB Manufacturing Marty Neiswender; Vice President of OSB and Corporate Safety Director Terry Secrest; President, CEO, and CFO Roy O. Martin III; and OSB Business Safety Manager Robert Ryder.