IKEA plans to double its use of 3D images in 2013 -- to streamline the production process and keep prices down.
Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc. (NYSE: PCL) today announced fourth quarter earnings of $79 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, on revenues of $354 million.
Wood products and furniture manufacturing indicators grew more positive in the last three months, say purchase managers, though lumber and panel prices are rising. Employment is up, but worker shortages appear.
By Bill Esler
PMI™ at 54.2%; February Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®; New Orders, Production and Employment Growing; Inventories Growing; Supplier Deliveries Slowing
The woodworking industry continues to show signs of improvement. Is your business geared up to meet the challenge?