The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) was founded in 1915 in New Orleans. Today, SFPA is recognised as one of the foremost trade organisations in the forest products industry and represents Southern Yellow Pine lumber manufacturers from Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

SFPA’s member mills produce about 43% of the Southern Pine lumber in the United States. The SFPA headquarters remains in the New Orleans area, with staff directing marketing programmes to serve the entire U.S., and international market consultants serving markets in Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean, Japan, China, India and the Middle East. Contact SFPA.