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Sustainability Pushes an Evolution in Finishing

Posted: 12/10/2008 2:00AM

By Wade Vonasek and Matt Warnock - Quality issues aside, many companies have found improvements in sustainability, material usage, productivity and profitability when upgrading their finishing operations.

Coatings and LEED EQ 4.2

Posted: 11/12/2008 2:00AM

By Tim Woolery - An overview of finishes that comply with LEED requirements.

Video from the Dollars & Sense of Going Green Conference

Posted: 11/05/2008 2:00AM

Highlights from this October 28-29, 2008 event in Indianapolis, Ind. which covered green initiatives in the primary and secondary wood products industries.

‘Green’ Marketing

Posted: 10/09/2008 2:00AM

By Margaret Fisher - Do’s and Don’ts for making environmental claims or statements.

Less Emissions for Moore

By Karen Koenig Posted: 09/10/2008 2:00AM

By Karen Koenig - Kent Moore Cabinets Ltd. reduced its VOC emissions by more than 80 percent — despite doubling its finishing capacity — through the use of a completely water-based flatline finishing system.

Wood: The ‘Alpha Material’

Posted: 08/13/2008 2:00AM

By Margaret Fisher - Wood is a great, sustainable construction material.

Teaching Old Wood New Tricks

By Mike Wilson Posted: 05/02/2008 2:00AM

By Mike Wilson - StairCrafters Inc. builds custom staircases with woods reclaimed from tobacco barns, cotton mills and even former French wine vats.

Managing CARB(s)

Posted: 02/18/2008 2:00AM

Familiar materials are being put to new uses to make wood products CARB compliant.

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