Apple announced plans to protect one million acres of forestland in China. The program, part of a project with the World Wildlife Fund, will provide sustainably managed forests as a source for the wood products used in its product packaging.
Wood construction mat and laminated beam manufacturer Luxor Industrial Corporation (TSX-V:LRL) says first quarter sales grew 250% in 2015, exceeding $995,000. Laminated wood beams and wood construction mats boosted results.
Heated Stone Products says it has developed a proprietary design and fabrication technology to produce custom, large-format resistive heaters for countertops without set-up or design fees at an affordable cost. The heaters raise the temperature of a countertop by 20 to 25 degrees.
Pellet shipments from the US and Canada to Europe have gone in opposite directions in 2014, with the shipments from the US South being up ten percent from the 4Q/13 to the 2Q/14, and Canadian volumes declining 25% during the same period, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review.