Menzner Lumber and Supply Company will have to pay $260,113 in penalties after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) discovered a series of safety violations after a worker lost some of his finger in June.
Biofuel wood pellet manufacturer Enviva launched a wood supply tracking system, Track & Trace, that documents origin of its wood fiber supply. About 25% was sawdust, shavings or residuals from wood product manufacturing, and the average forest used was 35 years old.
Italkraft, a full-service kitchen, bathroom and closet wholesaler, designer, manufacturer and installation company, says it will launch a branded kitchen line for developers and hoteliers from around the globe in partnership with YOO Studio, an international design and branding company with a presence in 26 countries.
The L.E. Smith Company, the nation's largest single location fabricator of laminate countertops introduced a web-based Quartz quoting tool - Squad - that offers quoting in real time. The company also says it will not charge for offal on its Quartz countertop orders.