Bridgewell Resources elects wood products industry veterans William Corbin and Manco Snapp to board

Posted December 9th, 2010

TIGARD, Oregon. (Dec. 9, 2010) – Bridgewell Resources LLC, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings LLC, has elected William Corbin and Manco Snapp to its board of managers.

“Bill and Manco are renowned veterans of the international wood products and building materials industries and bring a depth of experience and expertise to the company,” said Atlas Holdings Chairman Andrew Bursky. “Having them actively engaged in Bridgewell is an exciting development for the organization as it expands its breadth of products and services in the wood products industry.”

Mr. Corbin has worked in the building materials, construction and distribution industries for more than four decades. He previously served as executive vice president of Weyerhaeuser Co. overseeing its industrial wood products and international business groups. He also held senior positions at Crown Zellerbach Corp. and International Paper Co. Mr. Corbin currently serves on the board of directors of Con-Way Inc. and Fishery Sciences, and Atlas Holdings portfolio companies RedBuilt LLC and Wood Resources LLC.

Having worked in the wood products, building materials, and chemicals industries for more than 35 years, Mr. Snapp’s most recent assignment was senior vice president of the building materials and specialty business divisions of International Paper Co. Previously, he served as president of Masonite Corp. and president and CEO of Arizona Chemical Co. Mr. Snapp is currently a member of the board of directors of Bend Memorial Clinic and Atlas Holdings portfolio company Wood Resources LLC.

Bridgewell Resources LLC is a leading global trading and wholesale distributor of wood products, including hardwood and softwood lumber and boards, moulding, millwork, cutstock, flooring, decking, and panel products like plywood, OSB, MDF and particleboard. The company also trades and distributes timber and composite mats and such utility and construction products as utility poles and crossarms, railroad ties, foundation and marine piling, timbers, bridges, sign posts, road barriers, solar energy and lighting systems, and a variety of architectural products.

Based in Tigard, Oregon and an affiliate of Atlas Holdings LLC, Bridgewell Resources also trades and distributes a wide array of food and agricultural products, including baking ingredients, oils and shortening, organic and natural products, pulses and specialty crops, fertilizers and minerals, pet food and feed ingredients, and bird and grain seed. For more information, visit

Atlas Holdings LLC is an industrial holding company headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Atlas companies employ more than 5,000 people and operate in a number of industrial sectors, including building materials, capital equipment, trading and wholesale distribution, steel mill services, wood products, packaging, and pulp and paper. Over the past 25 years, the principals of Atlas, in partnership with capable management teams, have built more than 40 companies in a variety of industries. For more information on Atlas, visit