A Graham Lumber Co. employee was killed after he became entangled in a conveyor belt at the company's lumber mill in Fulton, MS. OSHA cited the mill for willful and serious safety violations following the fatality.
Cabinets & Closets Expo 2015 comes to Chicago in six months, April 14-16, at the Renaissance Convention Center, Schaumburg, IL. The two newest exhibitors to join the show - Rev-a-Shelf and Patrick Industries - join dozen of suppliers who are putting the show on track to be the best yet.
Georgia-Pacific is investing $37 million at its Gurdon, AR, lumber operations to expand the production capacity of the lumber mill by 60 percent. Another $20 million investment is being weighed for a plywood mill.
As the International Woodworking Fair kicks off in Atlanta, several wood manufacturing association directors joined Tuesday to discuss progress, interests and issues facing the wood manufacturing industry.
Sherwood Athletics Group Inc. has acquired the assets and liabilities of Sher-Wood Hockey Inc., from private equity firm Callidus Capital Inc. (CBL:TSX). Sher-Wood sticks are used by a number of National Hockey League players.