OTTAWA and WASHINGTON -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced a partnership with five urban forestry groups to develop an SFI Urban and Community Forest Sustainability Standard. SFI will work with American Forests, Arbor Day Foundation, the International Society of Arboriculture, the Society of Municipal Arborists, and Tree Canada. The new standard would be developed for North America and potentially globally. It would establish criteria for urban forest sustainability, likeily including urban wood utilization.
Europe’s demand for wood pellet is expected to increase by 30 to 40 percent over the next five years, according to a new report released by Wood Resources International (WRI).
The increase in new orders was reported by 94% of the residential furniture manufacturers and distributors participating in the latest Furniture Insights survey.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- How to develop quotes for projects that will help custom woodworkers boost orders and maximize profits is the thrust of FDMC Editor Will Sampson’s seminar scheduled for Wood Pro Expo Florida. Sampson will present, “Solving the Pricing Puzzle,” during the Wood Pro Conference track, June 8 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.
The $550,000 investment includes upgrades to the gang rip and glue lines.
CabinetParts, an online distributor representing more than 60 brands of hardware, components and supplies used by cabinet, closet and other wood product manufacturers, will showcase a sampling of its wares at Wood Pro Expo Florida, co-located with the Closets Expo.
During the May 11-13 event, industry experts will discuss effective solutions for readying your production, people, and business with the newest innovations in woodworking.
Nonprofit Trees for the Future (TREES) and the Arbor Day Foundation are joining forces to plant three million trees in Senegal, Chad, and Mali this year as part of a global effort to establish Africa’s Great Green Wall.
AWFS and Closets & Organized Storage Magazine are introducing and co-sponsoring The Great Closets Challenge.