May 5, 2015

The first quarter sent a mixed message to Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, whose sales grew but net loss widened.

November 5, 2014

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation reported third-quarter sales that were up 2%, but pointed the finger at oriented strand board pricing in a suggestion that the company could have performed better.

“LP’s financial results continue to be negatively affected by poor OSB pricing,” said Curt Stevens, CEO. “We have seen higher demand for most of our products but less than anticipated due to the anemic housing recovery.”

May 15, 2014

Not that no one saw it coming, but Louisiana-Pacific Corporation and Ainsworth Lumber Co. have officially terminated their acquisition bid after months of regulatory delays.

In a joint statement released Wednesday, the companies explained that they could not obtain regulatory approval without lengthy and expensive litigation with U.S. and Canadian regulatory authorities.

May 2, 2014

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. announced that Archie W. Dunham retired from the board of directors at the annual meeting of shareholders as required by the mandatory retirement age in the bylaws. 

Dunham has served on the board since 1996 and during his tenure served as the chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee and was also a member of both the Compensation Committee and Executive Committee. He is the former president and CEO of Conoco.

August 6, 2013

Nashville, Tenn.-based Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (LP) reported second-quarter sales of $573 million, up 34% compared with the year-ago quarter. 

“This was another good quarter for LP as the U.S. housing market continues to recover,” said CEO Curt Stevens. “While OSB prices moderated during the second quarter, this segment showed good earnings. Strong demand in siding and South America also added to our results.” 

November 6, 2012

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. reported third-quarter sales of $467.8 million, a 33.4% increase over sales of $350.6 million in the same quarter a year ago.

Net income for the quarter, which ended Sept. 30, was $31.3 million, compared with a net loss of $65.6 million a year ago.

August 1, 2012

Louisiana-Pacific Corp., one of the industry’s leading suppliers of oriented strand board (OSB) and other building materials, announced net sales of $428 million for its second fiscal quarter, an 18% hike over sales of $362.4 million in the same quarter a year ago.

May 8, 2012

Louisiana-Pacific Corp., one of the industry’s leading suppliers of oriented strand board and other building materials, announced net sales of $361.5 million for its first fiscal quarter of 2012, compared with $331.7 million during the same quarter a year ago. 

March 15, 2012

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. has announced the appointment of Curt Stevens as its new CEO, effective May 4. He will replace Rick Frost, who is retiring after seven years as chief executive. Frost will remain with the company until May 31 to aid in the transition.

June 10, 2008

LP will manufacture its SolidStart LSL at the facility, a product that used 100 percent...