Plyboo bamboo architectural plywood and paneling products manufacturer Smith & Fong Co. has launched a full line of high-end architectural bamboo and palm panel products for the India market, according to company founder Dan Smith.
Developing and sustaining an urban wood marketplace will be explored at “Bringing the Urban Forest Full Circle,” a conference and table top exhibition scheduled for Friday, March 18, 2016 at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL near Chicago. Sessions on using trees felled by the emerald ash borer and other
Joshua Farnsworth teaches fundamentals of selecting wood, and "how not to sound like an idiot at the lumberyard." His Wood and Shop channel brings traditional and well-known woodworker guests, to teach traditional hand tool woodworking tutorials. Joshua also shares tours of handcraft woodworking shops, including the period recreation shop at Colonial Wiliamsburg.
American Lumber says its specially designed custom grade Super Common Red Oak offers a 25 percent higher minimum yield than standard #1 common lumber. It's exceptional quality exceeds industry grading parameters.
TROY, PA— Oak Hill Veneer Inc. will invest almost $2 million to expand its operations in Troy, PA. When completed, the spliced hardwood veneer manufacturer said it expects to add 73 full-time jobs over the next three years, more than double its current size of 62 employees.
National lumber processor Conner Industries, Inc. named Mike Hans as president of its Lumber Division. Conner provides industrial wood products and services to the industrial and materials handling industries, supplying cut lumber (softwoods, hardwoods, and panel woods) needed for pallet, crate and skid parts, and fully assembled products, such as pallets, crates, skids and industrial containers. C
LANGLEY, BC - Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (TSX: HWD) named Jason West, Vice President, Canada; Brian Graham, Vice President, Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain, and Texas; and Dan Figgins, Vice President, Imports. Garry Warner, current VP Canada, will be retiring at the end of this year after 37 years.
A European technology tour is being planned by the Wood Component Manufacturers Association in conjunction with Weinig and Biesse America. The all-inclusive tour to Germany and Italy is scheduled to take place March 13-19.