WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service will offer $41 million through the 2023 Wood Innovations Grant and 2023 Community Wood Grant programs to spark innovation and create new markets for wood products and renewable wood energy. Made possible in part by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act, these grants expand wood product use and strengthen emerging wood energy markets, supporting sustainable forest management – particularly in areas of high wildfire risk.
Great Southern Wood Preserving, the lumber processing company best known for its YellaWood brand pressure-treated pine, announced a $5.9 million expansion of its Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana facility’s remanufacturing division with the installation of four new production lines. The additional equipment will increase the facility’s production capacity and allow for the manufacturing of components used in the oil field and for storm relief and mitigation.
Prices for overseas traded softwood wood chips have fallen 11% in eight months, while hardwood chip prices have increased slightly, according to the latest FOEX Chip Price Indexes
Timber Products Company Veneer Room Supervisor Lynn Campbell explains why Birch is a popular species for cabinets and furniture as well as important tips to remember when placing orders.What questions do you have about Birch? Have you ever used this wood species in a project?
Wood cost in Abitibi-Témiscamingue makes the sawmills uncompetitive.
A Purdue University study about wood products certification. Released on April 22, the results reveal that 70.97% of the respondents said they enter the certified product market because of “customer request”. What were the other reasons?