Fourteen composite panel facilities and one corporation as a whole were recognized for their safety achievements during the Composite Panel Association's annual spring meeting held last week in Tucson, Arizona.
Frank Miller Lumber, provider of quartersawn red oak, white oak and other hardwood lumber, launched its new website and brand presence, latest expansion effort for the fourth-generation, family-owned lumber company, one of the largest quartersawn sawmills in the United State
Legend Lumber Lee Corp. will invest $3.5 million to renovate a shuttered hardwood lumber concentration yard in Boston, Kentucky. The investment will create at least 30 full-time positions to produce hardwood for export to Asia.
Resolute Forest Products CEO Richard Garneau made the case for free trade in the wood products industry with the U.S., noting that managed trade increases volatility, and that Western Canada's lumber producers have advantages in trade with China and large U.S. manufacturing centers.
Jeff Johnson is Timber Products’ new Vice President of Composites and Strategic Planning. We’re excited to welcome him to the team as we integrate the particle board division of SierraPine (operating as Ampine, a division of Timber Products Company) into our particle board offerings. We recently caught up with Jeff to talk about trends, applications and what’s in store for 2016.
Pine tree logs from areas surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster are entering the lumber supply chain in Europe, say local watchdog organizations, who claim government agencies managing the 18-mile Chernobyl Exclusion Zone around the reactor disregard evidence of clear cutting contaminated pine woods.
The investigation into last month's explosion that rocked the WestPine MDF facility in Quesnel, British Columbia, is ongoing, with WorkSafeBC reporting that it may be months before a conclusion is reached.
Vecoplan LLC, a manufacturer of industrial shredders and recycling systems, has updated and launched a new version of www.vecoplanllc.com. The new site automatically formats for laptops, tablets and mobile phones.