Building Grassroots Innovation and Inspiration to Improve the Way We Operate

Gary Schweizer, director of engineering for our Engineered Wood Products business, is a structural engineer, which naturally makes him a problem solver. He’s constantly looking for solutions, for ideas to re-engineer the way we work. And he’s also an energetic leader, a role model for using our CuttingEdge platform, and someone who inspires others to continuously think about innovation. ... Read More
April 17, 2024

Glenville State University Students Get a Hands-On Look at Sustainable Forestry Tech

It’s a rare treat for college students to witness and examine state-of-the-art forestry technology up close. But that’s what seven Glenville State University silviculture students were able to do this fall on a field trip to our Cold Knob property in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. ... Read More
March 25, 2024

Video: Innovative to the Core

Throughout Weyerhaeuser’s history, innovation has been fundamental to our success as a company. We have continually found ways to operate safer, smarter and more sustainably — drawing on cutting-edge technologies and the ideas of our people to drive our performance to the next level. ... Read More
February 2, 2024

Transforming Electrical Safety: Columbia Falls Innovation Earns Industry Safety Award

In 2019, Justin Scott joined our medium-density fiberboard mill in Columbia Falls, Montana, as a lead election. An important part of his job is conducting routine inspections of the site’s medium-voltage transformers — a hot, uncomfortable task due to the 40-cal suit and hood he wears to protect himself from electrical arc flash hazards. ... Read More
July 12, 2023

Yuzhen Li's Precision Mapping Tools Provide Unprecedented Clarity and Value

Having detailed, accurate information about stream networks is critical for our Timberlands teams to protect and manage water resources on our land. This information facilitates our forest harvest, planning and silviculture operations, as well as environmental compliance and our sustainability and certification processes. But it’s not easy data to get — in many places the forest canopy covers streams and other water features, making them difficult to spot using standard mapping tools. ... Read More
February 21, 2023