Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to announce that Tony Ramm has been promoted to General Manager of Plywood, effective Feb. 1. Tate Muir will replace him as Plant Manager at Roseburg’s Riddle Plywood plant. Ramm was named Riddle Plywood plant manager in May 2014. He joined Roseburg from Weyerhaeuser, where he held increasingly responsible positions for 10 years. He also worked for Boise Cascade for 11 years. Tate Muir has worked for Roseburg for the past 21 years, since graduating from Oregon State University with a degree in exercise and sports science. During college, he worked summers with Roseburg, and took a job at Dillard Particleboard upon his graduation. He soon transferred to a quality assurance role at Dillard Plywood, where he worked for 15 years in roles including QA supervisor and LEAN champion. He has served as Riddle Plywood’s manufacturing superintendent since June 2013, overseeing all manufacturing processes at the plant.
Ramm holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Saint Leo University in Florida, and he earned a white belt in LEAN Six Sigma. During his time leading Riddle Plywood, the plant earned the APA’s prestigious Safety Improvement Award, for the greatest improvement in reported safety incidents from 2014 to 2016.
As general manager for plywood operations, Ramm will be responsible for managing Roseburg’s plywood facilities in Dillard, Riddle and Coquille, Ore. He will report to Bob Jewell, Director of Solid Wood Manufacturing.