The rise of mobile phones means woodworking companies, like all businesses, must relaunch their websites. Yoder Lumber has done so with an unusual degree of detail and quality, that conveys much about how the company runs other aspects of its business.
Weaber Lumber says parent corporation Weaber, Inc. has been recapitalized by its CEO, the grandson of Weaber's founder, with funding from private equity firm Cyprium Partners. Employing 600, Weaber competes in the $27.2 billion wood products market.
For 2015, Species Spotlight is transitioning into Veneer Spotlight in order to examine additional veneer characteristics. In this edition’s feature, Timber Products Company veneer expert Eric Cullen looks at slip match veneers.
Conestoga Wood Specialties outlines five years of kitchen evolution. The most pertinent fact from their research, is that 59% of respondents said that aesthetic appeal is the number one factor when remodeling a kitchen.
ARAUCO announces the debut of PRISM, a new brand name for the company's thermally fused laminate (TFL) products produced in North America. The PRISM brand will represent ARAUCO's collection of 76 designs, as well as any future exclusive design releases.
Woodworking Network is partnering with Accoya, manufacturer of a specialty wood processed using the acetylation method, for an "Ask the Expert" event about the unique wood. Woodworkers anywhere in the country are invited to submit questions c2.yourbrandlive.com/c/wwn-ask/ about the unique Accoya wood material.
Uniboard invests in MDF capacity expansion through what it says is a revolutionary new wood fibre mat-preheating technology, an innovative process improvement forits Mont-Laurier plant, near Laval, QC. It is the first time the technology will be used in North America.
While U.S. hardwood exports lagged in May and June 2015, domestic demand for hardwood lumber continued to improve. Home construction, which dipped in May, was set to move higher, as both permitting and builder confidence rose - which played out as expected when June figures surged. New and existing home sales also expanded, driving better demand for cabinets, moulding and millwork.
As wood products buyers increasingly ask to know the sources of lumber and panel, seeking origins in well-managed forests, an ISO standard-in-development is gaining traction within the industry. For ISO/PC 287 - Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products - the secretariat is held by ABNT, ISO's member in Brazil, and co-led by DIN, ISO's member in Germany.