WARRENTON - Weyerhaeuser has named longtime company manager Dale Williams as unit manager for its Warrenton sawmill.
A 30-year Weyerhaeuser veteran with roots in the Pacific Northwest, Williams comes to Warrenton from Plymouth, N.C., where he served as manager at a Weyerhaeuser wood products complex. Williams' eight years in Plymouth included providing leadership for the construction and start-up of a state-of-the-art sawmill.
Williams is a graduate of Washington State University and Centralia High School. He is a originally from Montana.
Williams' work for Weyerhaeuser has included engineering, maintenance, production and management at wood products facilities in Everett, Wash., Coos Bay, Snoqualmie, Wash., Dierks, Ark., and Klamath Falls.
The Warrenton sawmill and high-speed planer employ 140 people in the milling, drying and finishing of hemlock.
Weyerhaeuser owns more than 20 industrial facilities in Oregon and is the state's largest private forestland owner, managing 1.1 million acres in 14 counties. In Clatsop County, Weyerhaeuser owns 170,00 acres.