As a consumer and producers of hardwood and softwood, Britain is a key customer for U.S. forest products producers. A June 23 vote to leave the European Union has depressed the British Pound, limiting its buying power in the short term. As in the U.S., most wood is used in construction.
A Wood Finishing Superstore to provide equipment and spare parts to wood manufacturing and finishing shops in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. C&C Industrial brands include Binks, DeVilbiss, Graco, Sata, Anest Iwata, Ecco, Walther Pilot, Col-Met, Global, Paint Pockets and Research Products.
Cefla has appointed Riccardo Quattrini as its new international CEO. The finishing company says Quattrini boasts an extensive experience in the industry of woodworking machinery - having begun his career in 1994 and having worked with Biesse and Delmac.
The Architectural Woodwork Institute named Doug Hague, renowned wiid technology educator from Pittsbburg State, as AWI Education Director. Hague received the WMIA wood industry Educator of the Year award in 2015.
Legislation calling for the CPSC to adopt a product safety rule for free-standing clothing storage units has been proposed. The Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth (STURDY) Act responds to recent safety concerns resulting from fatal furniture tip-over incidents involving young children.