Most viewed this week: OSHA cited two smaller-sized wood products firms - 12 employee Burch Wood Products and 42-employee custom cabinetry firm Integrated Laminate Systems, Cinnaminson, NJ and 12-employee Burch Wood Products, Summit Point, WV. The citations and fines on the two totaling $97,000 were part of a national emphasis by OSHA one reducing amputations and a general effort to target accident.

Also highly viewed were news from the contract and casegoods furnishings show NeoCon, including Haworth's announcement it would acquire Legacy Furniture to expand its footing in the growing healthcare market, a fire at a wood pellet factory under construction, and a $1.25 million judgement against Broyhill Furniture.


Most Viewed: OSHA cites cabinetry and wood components firms

OSHA hits two wood products firms
Two
woodworking firms were fined almost $90,000 in total by OSHA. Burch Wood  Products, Summit Point, WV, and
Integrated Laminate Systems, a commercial cabinetry firm in Cinnaminson, NJ - were cited by OSHA for workplace practices violations.



Haworth to purchase Legacy Furniture health care firmMost Viewed: OSHA cites cabinetry and wood components firms

Haworth
Inc. announced at NeoCon this week that it is purchasing healthcare
furniture manufacturer Legacy Furniture Group, based in North Carolina. The move allows Haworth to rapidly expand its existing healthcare offerings, a furnishings market slated for big growth.




Most Viewed: OSHA cites cabinetry and wood components firms

Historic RI plant destroyed in blaze

American Wood Pellet Company's plans to make product in a 112-year-old
mill which once made shoes, were put on hold when a massive fire
gutted the building as it was being renovated.





Broyhill Furniture Industries must pay $1.25
million to Tyler, Texas-based furniture liquidator Southwest Furniture Brokers for failure to comply with a contract.




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