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Composite Panel Association Names Morrill Its New President

Posted: 03/26/2015 2:19PM

The Composite Panel Association has hired Jackson Morrill as its new president, effective April 13. Morrill has been serving as director for the American Chemistry Council (ACC) since 2010, where he managed the Formaldehyde Panel directing comprehensive state and federal advocacy initiatives, communications, third-party outreach and scientific studies on formaldehyde.


Rentech Receives $4M to Convert Idle Panel Mills to Pellets

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 03/25/2015 2:02PM

Wood pellet producer Rentech Inc. will receive $4 million in aid from the Ontario government to convert two idle composite panel plants into pellet mills.


Lynx Equity Acquires Kitchen Creations Cabinetry Manufacturer

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 03/02/2015 12:49PM

Kitchen cabinetry manufacturer Kitchen Creations Inc., headquartered in Fredericton, NB, Canada, was acquired by Lynx Equity Ltd.


Doellken-Woodtape, Canplast Appoint Valters CEO

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 02/25/2015 1:52PM

Tim Valters has been named the new CEO of Surteco Canada and Surteco USA, whose brands include Doellken-Woodtape and Canplast edgebanding products for the wood products industry.



UCS Forest Group of Companies Acquires White-Wood Distributors

Posted: 02/25/2015 11:21AM

UCS Forest Group of Companies will acquire the assets and ongoing business activities of the British Columbia business unit of White-Wood Distributors Ltd. UCS does business in Canada as Upper Canada Forest Products Ltd.


Northwest Hardwoods Acquires Industrial Timber & Lumber Co.

Posted: 02/23/2015 2:30PM

Northwest Hardwoods Inc. (NWH) has recently completed the acquisition of Industrial Timber & Lumber Company (ITL) based in Beachwood, Ohio. NWH is headquartered in Tacoma, WA and has operations in the United States, Canada, China, and Japan.


Canada's Labor Minister Encourages Railway Negotiations

Posted: 02/22/2015 8:34PM

Labor Minister Leitch calls for continued discussions between Canadian National Railways and Unifor to end labour dispute. Minister Leitch encourages both sides to keep negotiating to avoid a strike or lockout.


Tim Valters Named CEO of Surteco Canada & Surteco USA

Posted: 02/20/2015 1:48PM

Parent of Doellken-Woodtape and Canplast plastics, which produce high-quality thermoplastic edgebanding in Brampton, Ontario and Greensboro, NC, underlines commitment for future growth in North America.


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