Kunze will be focused on the development of products for the furniture and display fixture markets with the company’s lines of Gator-Ply wood-fiber veneer backers, Luxcell wood-fiber veneer facers and Syn-Ply synthetic crossband.
StemWood, a New Albany, IN wood veneer and lumber mill, will end operations by the end of 2015. The company cited Asian competition, plummeting lumber prices, and rising costs as reasons for the closure.
StemWood, a New Albany-based wood veneer and lumber mill in operation since 1905, announced today it is winding down its operations here over the next six to eight months.
Trending:Commercial woodcrafting that takes a fresh approach to shaping and assembing ordinary materials. Most dramatic: searing wood with molten aluminum.
A new sewn, mouldable would veneer material, Chester, is being developed by Berlin designers Oya-Meryem Yanik & Anastasiya Koshcheeva. Applications include panel surfaces and furniture.
Wood veneer from 100-year old logs help earn Goodyear's global headquarters LEED points. It is one of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio.
Goodyear's global headquarters is one of the largest LEED Gold certified buildings in Ohio.
Plywood bookcase kits from Columbia Forest Products are now available exclusively at the HomeDepot.com website. A 5-shelf model, newly added. is priced at $399; a 3-shelf at $269. Maple, cherry, poplar and red oak versions are offered.
By Alex Keown
Entries for the Annual Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge are due June 1.