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Structurlam Celebrates Addition of New Mass Timber Specialist in the Pacific Northwest Region

Parul Dubey on December 15, 2021 - in News, People

Jon Potter Joins Structurlam, the Leading Manufacturer of Mass Timber in North America

Penticton, B.C. — Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation, the leading mass timber manufacturer in North America, has welcomed Jon Potter as the company’s newest mass timber specialist.

Based in Seattle, Potter will be responsible for building Structurlam’s Pacific Northwest regional presence, continuing to promote and expand the company’s mass timber projects. With a master’s degree in civil engineering, he has a background in structural analysis and design with a focus on wood design projects.

“The Pacific Northwest is a strong market for mass timber construction, with several towers and large projects in production and design,” said John Kostaras, vice president of construction sales for Structurlam. “A key economic benefit of mass timber is the ability to design, model and prefabricate the structural elements of a project offsite, accelerating on-site production schedules by up to 25%, compared with traditional on-site building with steel and concrete. Jon’s background and practical experience in structural and civil engineering have prepared him to service this growth market as we continue to advance the mass timber movement across North America.”


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About Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation:

Structurlam is the leading North American provider of mass timber solutions for construction and industrial markets in Canada and the U.S. Its structural laminated mass timber and industrial products include CrossLam®CLT panels and GlulamPLUS®glue-laminated columns and beams. Structurlam is also the first producer in North America to introduce CLT in the production of industrial ground protection matting products. Structurlam’s entire product line is built from North American sustainably harvested softwood lumber, ensuring consistent product and environmental standards. Structurlam collaborates with architects, engineers and industrial OEM customers to create fully integrated solutions that combine design, engineering and a customized project delivery experience. Established in 1962, Structurlam’s world-class reputation is built on innovation, cost-efficiency and quality. Structurlam is based in Penticton, British Columbia and has mass timber production facilities in Penticton, Okanagan Falls, Oliver, B.C., as well as Conway, Arkansas in the United States. For more information, visit structurlam.com

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