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.
The US Hardwood Lumber Industrial Coalition is again calling into question the need for a Hardwood Checkoff Program, claiming the latest round of revisions would generate revenues of less than $2 million, an amount smaller than that claimed by the program's proponents and far below the $10 million sought in the original proposal.
At its annual fall meeting, the Wood Component Manufacturers Association announced its slate of officers for the new term. The WCMA Fall Conference and Plant Tour Event was held September 20-22 in Sherbrooke, QC.
Jeld-Wen says its recent acquisition of an innovative window systems manufacturer in Australia strengthens global product portfolio. The Aneeta window system eliminates the sash, creating a full glass field on horizontal and vertical opening windows. The acquisition follows the August acquisition of Dooria, a 200-employee Norwegian door manufacturer. Jeld-Wen is said to be weighing an IPO.