Weyerhaeuser 1999 Annual Report
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   WEYERHAEUSER COMPANY: 100 YEARS AND GROWING
Frederick Weyerhaeuser
1900
900,000-acre Pacific Northwest timberland purchase, January 3
President, 1900-1914
1900
Weyerhaeuser Timber Company founded on January 18
George S. Long
1902
Bell-Nelson Mill acquired, Everett, Washington
General Manager, 1900-1929
1902
First Oregon timberland purchase at Coos Bay
1908
Weyerhaeuser Employee Health Plan began
1911
Tacoma, Washington, Building Headquarters office opened
John P. Weyerhaeuser
1917
Snoqualmie Falls, Washington, lumber mill opened
President, 1914-1928
1921
Wood Conversion Company founded; Baltimore, New Jersey, yard opened
1923
Weyerhaeuser purchased first steamship
1928
4-Square brand unveiled
F.S. Bell
1929
Klamath Falls, Oregon, and Longview, Washington, mills 1, 2, 3 opened
President, 1928-1934
1931
Weyerhaeuser entered pulp business
F.R. Titcomb
1933
Weyerhaeuser began pollution control research
General Manager, 1929-1936
1933
Weyerhaeuser Steamship Company incorporated
F.E. Weyerhaeuser
1937
"Timber is a Crop" campaign
President, 1934-1945
1937
Sustained Yield Forestry principles adopted and applied to selected company lands
J.P. Weyerhaeuser Jr.
1941
Clemons Tree Farm dedicated
Executive Vice President, 1933-1946
1942
Corporate forestry research began
President, 1947,1956
1947
Longview, Washington, plywood mill opened
H.H. Irvine
1948
Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation established
President, 1946-1947
1949
Springfield, Oregon, complex opened
1949
Weyerhaeuser began manufacturing containerboard
1951
North Bend, Oregon, mill opened
1956
First southern timberland purchase (Mississippi and Alabama)
F.K. Weyerhaeuser
1957
Kieckhefer Container/Eddy Paper Corporation acquired
President, 1956-1960
Chairman, 1955-1957, 1960-1966
1959
Weyerhaeuser Timber Company renamed Weyerhaeuser Company
Norton Clapp
1961
Weyerhaeuser entered fine paper business
President, 1960-1966
1961
First western second-growth harvest
Chairman, 1957-1960, 1966-1976
1963
Weyerhaeuser Company listed on New York Stock Exchange
1963
Weyerhaeuser first sales office opened in Tokyo, Japan
1964
Weyerhaeuser opened first office in Europe
1965
Kamloops mill opened in British Columbia, Canada
George H. Weyerhaeuser
1967
High Yield Forestry principles adopted
President, 1966-1988
1967
First southern sawmill acquired
Chief Executive, 1966-1991
1969
Dierks Forests acquired
Chairman, 1988-1999
 
1969
Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company founded
1971
Weyerhaeuser headquarters opened in Federal Way, Washington
1971
Weyerhaeuser Canada Ltd. founded
1974
Weyerhaeuser entered the paper recycling business
1978
Weyerhaeuser Technology Center opened
1979
NORPAC newsprint mill opened
1981
Weyerhaeuser opened its first high-tech small log mill
1986
Two billionth seedling planted by Weyerhaeuser
John W. "Jack" Creighton Jr.
1990
Refocusing effort begins as company starts divesting noncore businesses
President, 1988-1997
1992
Acquisition of Procter & Gamble pulp facilities, sawmills and timberlands
Chief Executive, 1991-1997
1992
"The Best Forest Products Company in the World" vision created
1994
First timber acquisitions outside North America
Steven R. Rogel
1998
Dryden, Ontario, facilities acquired
President, 1997-
1999
MacMillan Bloedel acquired
Chief Executive, 1997-
1999
Announced acquisition of TJ International
Chairman, 1999-
 
 


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