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New technology could revive Pacific Northwest’s ailing timber industry

Demand for engineered wood products has the potential to spur job growth in rural communities. NPR explores how mass timber projects like Framework are connecting urban growth to rural economic development. Our partners at Oregon-based Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) manufacturer DR Johnson Lumber Co are profiled as part of the story. DR Johnson Lumber Co supplied the CLT for the Albina Yard project.