Alexandria, La. – (March 19, 2020) – RoyOMartin has published an online COVID-19 Resource Center to aid in its coronavirus communications. Users can access important information from Legacy Health & Wellness providers, tips from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on controlling the spread of the virus, and other links. View the COVID-19 Resource Center […]

RoyOMartin announces the following 2019 organizational accomplishments. “We are proud to report these remarkable accomplishments in safety, quality, production, and other areas,” stated Chairman, CEO, and CFO Roy O. Martin III in an email to employees. “I believe our team members are the best in our industry and want to acknowledge you for your efforts […]

Alexandria, La. – (March 2, 2020) – The Manufacturing Institute announced that it will award RoyOMartin Health Services Manager Collene Van Mol, BSN, COHN-S/CM with the Women in Manufacturing STEP Ahead Award. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all levels of the manufacturing industry, […]

TRADE ASSOCIATION ISSUES WARNING REGARDING IMPORTED BRAZILIAN PLYWOOD The United States is being flooded with massive quantities of Brazilian plywood that do not meet U.S. Voluntary Product Standard PS-1 for structural plywood as claimed. The imported product fails to meet stiffness standards and span rating requirements. Importers have not only falsely claimed compliance. Some will […]

Alexandria, La. – (January 24, 2020) – Home building is a local industry, but with benefits and setbacks stemming from outside variables across different parts of the country. The RoyOMartin Board Brief lays out the stats for our customers in key areas, namely the southwest region, so you can better understand the many factors affecting […]

Ready or not, the 2020 presidential election is upon us, and its potential effect on our industry should have us all paying close attention. Election years typically mean instability in the stock market as investors tend to be skittish during rocky political environments. That sentiment, unfortunately, trickles down to the housing market. Below are a […]

Alexandria, La. – (October 18, 2019) – Martco L.L.C. (dba RoyOMartin) has planned $30 million in capital expenditures during the next 18 months for new projects to further modernize its Oakdale, Louisiana, oriented strand board (OSB) and Chopin, Louisiana, plywood and solid wood products manufacturing facilities. These newest long-term commitments reflect RoyOMartin’s ongoing determination to […]

Oriented strand board (OSB) has come a long way since its introduction in the 1970s. Use of OSB is now commonplace to integrate strength with durability for construction. From the most populated metropolitan areas to the most remote regions, builders count on OSB sheathing as sidewall, roofing, and flooring material. These wooden panels are proving […]

Alexandria, La. – (September 21, 2019) – Below is a message from President, CEO, and CFO Roy O. Martin III: We at RoyOMartin sadly announce the passing of our Chairman, Jonathan E. Martin. The grandson of our founder (and my first cousin), Johnny worked for the family business for 49 years. He was a pillar […]

Alexandria, La. – (August 13, 2019) – RoyOMartin is taking their product knowledge straight to the end user via a new product blog. Builders, framers, and homeowners can now get first-hand tips on best products to use, installation best practices, storm prep, questions to ask when buying a home, and relevant industry news and commentary—all in […]