VANTAA, Finland – The WISA Woodsat, the world’s first wooden satellite successfully completed its stratospheric test flight earlier this month. The nano-satellite was designed and constructed to “hopefully” withstand the harsh rigors of space orbit, according to the mission team.
The distribution of the notices are the result of a motion for preliminary injunction filed on June 5 by ten U.S. plywood companies who make up the U.S. Structural Plywood Integrity Coalition.
Stating the allegations against the wood products accrediting agency are "absolutely false," Timber Products Inspection Inc. added it is ready "to vigorously defend” its reputation against claims that it fraudulently certified and stamped structural plywood from southern Brazil as compliant with U.S. standard PS 1-09.
PFS TECO says it will "vigorously defend" its reputation against claims that it fraudulently certified and stamped structural plywood from southern Brazil as compliant with U.S. standard PS 1-09.
Roseburg was able to extend immediate job offers to approximately 50 of the affected employees for roles at other wood products plants.
Charles and Ray Eames are well known for groundbreaking contributions to architecture, industrial design and manufacturing, and of course, furniture. They also made radios.
The global market for plywood is projected to reach 223.4 million cubic meters by 2022, driven by recovering construction activity in most countries worldwide; rise in high value, high rise constructions; growing preference for plywood in interior design especially of floors, ceilings, and walls; and a healthy furniture industry, according to Plywood - Global Strategic Business Report 2016.
Following its Plum Creek merger, Weyerhaeuser looks at what to do with its Uruguay plywood and veneer manufacturing facility, among other operations there.
By Bill Esler
The curtailment of administrative restrictions by developed countries and the higher quality of Indonesian plywood against its Chinese counterpart, are contributing to a rise in Indonesian plywood exports.