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Registration Opens for 3rd Annual Wood Tech Summit

Posted by Rich Christianson | Posted: 07/22/2014 1:15PM

Registration is now open for the third annual Wood Tech Summit Leadership Conference, Oct. 9-10 at the Woodworking Centre of Ontario located on the campus of Conestoga College, one-hour southwest of Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.


Forest Products Society to Celebrate Award Winners at Convention

By Alex Keown Posted: 07/22/2014 11:33AM

Leaders and innovators in the forestry industry will be celebrated during the 2014 Forest Products Society Annual Excellence Awards at the FPS 68th International Convention on August 10-13, in Quebec City, Canada.


Canadian Government Invests in Trade Skills

By Alex Keown Posted: 07/21/2014 12:02PM

The Canadian government is investing in multiple skills programs to help youths learn marketable trade skills, including cabinet making shop through a program with Quebec-based Integr'action jeunesse.


Upper Canada Forest Expands with New Edmonton Facility

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 07/16/2014 10:05AM

Upper Canada Forest Group expanded a LEED-certified warehouse in Edmonton, Alberta. Since its 1999 start in Calgary, Upper Canada Forest Products has grown its presence in the area, acquiring Reimer Hardwoods and Cambium Forest Products.




New Viridis Energy Port Partner Pumps $1M in Wood Pellet Business

Posted by Rich Christianson | Posted: 07/11/2014 4:07PM

Halifax Grain Elevator has agreed to invest up to $1 million in return for a maximum 20% equity ownership in the Viridis subsidiary Scotia Atlantic Biomass.


Royce//Ayr Adds Space & Technology to Woodworking Tooling Plant

Posted by Rich Christianson | Posted: 07/10/2014 9:04AM

Royce//Ayr, a manufacturer of cutting tools for woodworking, metal working and other industries, plans to build a 20,000-square-foot addition to its manufacturing facility in Cambridge.


Goodfellow Nets $2.1M Q3 Profit; CEO Sets Retirement Date

By Rich Christianson Posted: 07/09/2014 10:15AM

Goodfellow Inc. (TSE:GDL), a re-manufacturer and distributor of lumber and hardwood flooring, reported net earnings of $2.1 million (Cad) on consolidated sales of $134.0 million for its third quarter ended May 31.


IKEA Sued by Furniture Supplier for Breach of Contract

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 07/02/2014 4:32PM

IKEA is being sued for $25 million by a now shuttered Canadian furniture manufacturer for breach of contract. Its couch appears on the Big Bang Theory television show.


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