Taking a Look Weyerhaeuser

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Weyerhaeuser Weyerhaeuser is a company that is based solely on trees. Literally every aspect of the company is based around producing, cutting, studying benefits, or has something to do with trees. The local brand here is magnolia is focused exclusively on the process of seeds, planting of seeds, and relocation of saplings. They have orders placed with them and in turn place orders to get what seed they do not already grow and produce. They turn the seed they get or already have and start a baby tree and resale or plant those trees. Frederick Weyerhaeuser and 15 partners in January of 1900 started the company. They started by purchasing 900,000 acres of land from Northern Pacific Railway in Washington. At the time that was the largest private purchase of land in the United States. The 15 partners, against Frederick’s suggestion, named the company Weyerhaeuser in his honor. The headquarters was set up in Tacoma Washington. When Weyerhaeuser first started the company was just processing and harvesting timber. They had nothing more than land and a sawmill. They Cut the timber and let it reproduce and grow on its own. The company began growing rapidly. To keep up with demand the company purchased four World War 1 merchant ships to transfer lumber. This was the beginning of the Weyerhaeuser steamship business. In the mid 1920s Weyerhaeuser also started improving the quality of lumber. They began selling wood by grade and at precise lengths. They complete

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