The U.S. Court of International Trade upheld a finding by the International Trade Commission that Chinese exports of hardwood plywood pose no threat to U.S. businesses. The ruling likely means no antidumping and countervailing duties will be assessed.
Hardwoods Distribution's acquisition creates North America's largest distributor of hardwood lumber, panel and interior architectural building materials, with a coast-to-coast U.S. presence and significantly increased access to commercial end-markets.
The American Walnut Manufacturers Association shares its view on woodworker Scott Wunder's explanation for why walnut lumber is graded less stringently than other hardwoods. President Bucky Pescaglia lays out AWMA's explanation.
By Bucky Pescaglia. president, Missouri-Pacific Lumber Co.
Cabinetry component manufacturer Decore-ative Specialties’ developed a custom CNC shaper sander with Bacci.The unique design has significantly increased capacity, and improved consistency and productivity in its cabinet door making process.
Wilsonart's latest contract laminate panel designs include Weathered Char, a line reminiscent of fire finished shou sugi ban wood surfaces. The line celebrates the 'beauty in things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete; designs made to admire; not analyze and not fix."
Weyerhaeuser plans to permanently close its lumber mill and plywood mill in Columbia Falls, Montana, by the end of the summer. "For some time now our operations in Montana have been running below capacity as a result of an ongoing shortage of logs in the region," said Doyle R. Simons, president and chief executive officer.