After testimony from the American Wood Council, the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) Standards Board declined a staff proposal to lower the existing permissible exposure limit (PEL) for wood dust from 5 milligrams per cubic meter to 1 milligram per cubic meter.
Furniture maker HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI), parent of Hon, Allsteel and other brands, promoted Kurt A Tjaden, its chief financial officer, to president, HNI International, succeeding Marco V. Molinari, who will retire.
J&K Cabinetry Arizona, one of 17 J&K International Group manufacturer-direct wholesale cabinet distribution locations, says it received the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association KCMA Certification.
Old growth heart pine beams, some 23 feet long, were removed from a Lowell, Massachusetts, cotton mill and delivered to Longleaf Lumber’s mill in Berwick, Maine, to be sawn, dried and re-milled into flooring and other finished products
Magna ExpoMueblera, Mexico's largest trade show for woodworking equipment, supplies and services for custom and mass production, saw a steady stream of attendees who viewed more than 300 exhibitors from 30-plus nations.
Nearly $1 million in federal grants and access to the Department of Energy’s largest research center will help Maine’s $8.5 billion forest products industry determine its future, officials announced Wednesday.