About Us

The Southern Forest Products Association was founded in 1915 as the Southern Pine Association. Today, SFPA is recognized as one of the foremost trade organizations in the forest products industry and represents Southern Pine lumber manufacturers from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

SFPA’s members produce about 45% of the Southern Pine lumber in the United States. Our office is located in the metro New Orleans area with marketing activities serving the entire United States. International market consultants serve markets in Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean, Latin America, Japan, China, India and the Middle East. Other activities the Forest Products EXPO – an extensive display of forest products machinery and equipment, technology and services.

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