ABOUT US

Who We Are

Innovation & Quality

A leader in plywood manufacturing

States Industries is a leader in plywood manufacturing, supplying environmentally conscious, premium hardwood panel products to North American woodworkers. With a passion for innovation, we consistently look for ways to improve our products, support the changing demands of our industry and satisfy our discerning customers.

States was the first in the industry to be FSC certified, introduce pre-finished plywood and convert to using soy-based adhesives in all of its panel products.

Our Facilities


Located in the heart of America’s wood products region

The States Industries primary mill site is situated on the northern outskirts of Eugene, Oregon. Every day our millwrights, electricians, press operators, finish line technicians and all States employees work together to create high-quality panel products to meet our customers’ exacting specifications.

We also operate DrawerBox Specialties (DBS) in Orange, California. As the southern branch of our Components Division, DBS manufactures custom drawers, drawer systems and specialty storage products for cabinetmakers, furniture manufacturers and commercial casework producers.

Our Operations


300+

Employees

6

CNC Machines

400K

Product Combinations

3

Multi-Opening Presses

2

Component Plants

1

UV-Cured Flatline Finishing Line

A History of Innovation


1966
Founded in Eugene, Oregon, as a wall paneling manufacturer
1974
Began manufacturing industrial hardwood plywood
1984
Introduced ApplePly®
1988
Introduced ArmorCore® (first Combination core)
1989
Established full Component processing capability
1992
First panel manufacturer to become FSC certified
1993
First in the industry to offer prefinished panels
2008
Shipped first soy-bonded panels
2010
Introduced Versa and Nova Peak
2012
Purchased DBS in Orange, CA
2012
Converted all plywood products to soy-based adhesives
2015
Launched NOVA SI Anti-Microbial Finish
2016
Celebrated 50th Anniversary
2017
First in industry to receive HPVA’s newest hardwood plywood certification
2018
Earned EPA TSCA Title VI Certification for Formaldehyde Emissions
States Plywood Mill
Eugene, Oregon

Associations


FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL
WESTERN HARDWOOD PLYWOOD PRODUCERS COUNCIL
KITCHEN CABINET MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
ARCHITECTURAL WOODWORK INSTITUTE
DECORATIVE HARDWOODS ASSOCIATION
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR QUALITY
ASTM INTERNATIONAL
THE ASSOCIATION FOR RETAIL ENVIRONMENTS