The National Event for Canada's Wood Industry

Returning November 2-4, 2023
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Executive Briefing Conference

2022 EBC agenda addresses top-of-mind topics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Executive Briefing Conference (EBC), the woodworking industry’s most unique event for C-level executives, will take place at The Broadmoor, one of the nation’s most iconic luxury resorts. The EBC was founded on the premise of bringing leaders together from all ranks of the woodworking industry – cabinets, furniture, architectural woodwork, machine manufacturers, suppliers, etc. - to address what’s new and what’s next.

Woodworking Industry News

Economic outlook mixed, according to 2022 structural panel report

The outlook for single-family, multifamily and nonresidential construction and industrial end-use markets remains mixed, according to the newly released 2022 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook by the has been released by APA – The Engineered Wood Association. The yearbook includes an analysis of the U.S., Canadian and global economies, focusing on factors that impact demand for engineered wood products across several market segments as a basis for forecasting expected production of engineered wood products.

Canadian News

Interfor invests C$56 million for a minority stake in GreenFirst

BURNABY, British Columbia -- Interfor Corp. acquired 28,684,433 common shares of GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. from Rayonier A.M. Canada. Interfor paid approximately C$56 million in cash and now owns approximately 16.2% of GreenFirst's issued and outstanding shares. Interfor said its investment in GreenFirst is complementary to its expansion into Eastern Canada through the acquisition of EACOM Timber Corporation in February.


Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo | November 2-4, 2023
The International Centre, Mississauga, ON, Canada

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