Woodworking Industry News

Jeld-Wen plans long-term sustainability goals through 2050 to reduce environmental impact

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. is dedicating resources to achieve four long-term sustainability goals as part of the company's 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. Jeld-Wen is committing to goals that will lead to achieving net zero waste and 100 percent renewable energy usage in its operations. JELD-WEN also aims to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 6 billion pounds annually, through the use of its energy-efficient products in 60 million homes worldwide by 2050.

Woodworking Industry News

Hardwood plywood celebrates while cabinet industry continues to fight

Even as one wood products industry celebrates a recent Commerce Department trade ruling, another industry continues to fight a battle it thought it had already won. The commerce department recently ruled in favor of the hardwood plywood (HWPW) industry that claimed that HWPW products assembled in Vietnam using Chinese source materials were an evasion of tariffs that might be as high as 200 percent.