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Pineville, La. – (September 17, 2018) – RoyOMartin representatives gathered this morning to present Ruby Wise Elementary School in Pineville, Louisiana, with a $7,500 check generated from the recent first thinning of timberland adjacent to the school. “This money is going to be used for technology and also some instructional materials,” stated Ruby Wise Principal Harry […]

A message from RoyOMartin Vice President of OSB and Corporate Safety Director Terry Secrest: What began as the “I Believe in Zero” (IBiZ) campaign in late 2014 has evolved into nothing short of a cultural evolution at RoyOMartin. With IBiZ came a renewed focus on accident and incident prevention. To further our commitment to safety—both […]

RoyOMartin’s Eclipse™ Weather Resistant Barrier roll-out has been featured in the August 2018 issues of Building Products Digest and The Merchant Magazine as the “Best Ad Series” for the past 12 months. Parent company 526 Media Group, Inc.—along with its select panel of readers, editorial staff, and design contractors—analyzed and then voted on the best advertisements […]

Alexandria, La. – (August 6, 2018) – Wood-products manufacturer RoyOMartin announced today that its forestry team has completed 11 years without an OSHA-recordable injury, effective August 2. Logging and forestry have historically been among the most dangerous occupations in North America. Given those statistics and the vast amount of company-owned timberland managed by RoyOMartin foresters—nearly […]

Chopin, LA – (July 30, 2018) – Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards and RoyOMartin President and CEO Roy O. Martin III announced the company will invest $8 million at its Chopin plywood and solid wood plant to install a new dry kiln designed to increase timber production. Additionally, the company will connect to natural gas […]

Alexandria, LA – (June 8, 2018) – RoyOMartin helped facilitate the Workplace Experience Exchange (WEE) Camp for Teachers this week. Part of The Orchard Foundation’s College and Career Readiness Initiative and funded by a grant from The Rapides Foundation, “WEE Camp is a unique professional-development opportunity for junior-high and high-school teachers that connects the classroom […]

Alexandria, LA – (June 6, 2018) – Vice President of Engineering Adrian Schoonover has retired from RoyOMartin. Adrian joined the organization in 1999, where he oversaw the construction of two oriented strand board (OSB) manufacturing facilities (Oakdale, La. and Corrigan, Tx.), as well as the Chopin, La., plywood and timber-mill expansions. Adrian’s retirement comes on […]

Corrigan, TX – (May 31, 2018) – Production has begun at Corrigan OSB, L.L.C., the Texas subsidiary of RoyOMartin. The new oriented strand board (OSB) manufacturing facility was celebrated on May 30, 2018, with a grand-opening ceremony. Dignitaries, community partners, and others from across the region gathered to hear remarks from company leaders and take a […]

Corrigan, TX – (April 24, 2018) – RoyOMartin has announced that, as of 10:18 a.m. today, team members at Corrigan OSB, L.L.C. safely made the first press-load of OSB. Construction began on the wood-products facility in spring 2015. “Many thanks to everyone who worked to make this happen,” stated Terry Secrest, vice president of OSB […]

RoyOMartin is proud to announce the following organizational accomplishments for 2017. It is important to note that, while these are but a few of the many successes, none of the accomplishments would have been possible without the contributions of our dedicated RoyOMartin team members, who strive daily for excellence in safety, quality, production, and other […]