Fiber Raw Materials Consulting
Solutions from Forest-to-Product


After over 37 years with Weyerhaeuser, Bill Fuller is making his skills and experience available to the industry...

  • Mill Problem Solving
  • Fiber Sourcing
  • Quality Control
  • Education
  • Safety
  • Team Building

The goals for FRM Consulting are:

  • Fulfill the industry's needs for solutions to fiber raw material related mill problems.
  • Analyze fiber raw material systems to discover opportunities for improvement that will reduce costs and improve productivity.
  • Improve the quality of operating decisions with reliable facts and data on chip quality, system performance and the value of proposed improvements.
  • Be an education resource in chip production and quality, safe woodyard operations and the impact of raw materials on pulp mill operations.

The technical assets of FRM Consulting include hands-on experience in:

  • Performing woodyard and woodroom assessments that provide mill management with an overview of system capability, improvement opportunities and chip quality compared to similar operations in the industry.
  • Bridging the gap between chip suppliers and pulp mill operations
  • Establishment and improvement of chip quality control programs
  • Assessing equipment opportunities for remodeling and constructing woodyard and woodroom systems.
  • Chip and log storage management
  • Alternative raw material sourcing – wood waste, demolition waste, woods chipping, sawdust and shavings, biomass recovery, tropical hardwoods and nonwood fibers.
  • Wood identification and microscopy
  • Expert testimony – wood technology, fire damage, and assessment of wood inventory value in purchase agreements, and the like.