Woodworking Industry News
The NAHB wants the White House to hold a summit on lumber and building material supply chain issues, as well as temporarily remove the 9 percent tariffs on Canadian lumber.
Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces announced it has acquired Flagg Inc., a wholesale distributor to the building and remodeling industry.
Does this mean no tariffs?
The ever-growing Patrick Industries - number 67 on the latest FDMC 300 - has picked up another company: Alpha Systems.
Jacob Twomey has been accused of stealing timber and has been charged with a felony in Panola County, Texas.
Inscape Corp., a manufacturer of office furniture, entered into a new $15 million senior credit facility with FrontWell Capital Partners Inc. to repay existing indebtedness, finance new capital equipment, and for general working capital purposes.
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).