BLACKSBURG, VA — The Department of Wood Science and Forest Products at Virginia Tech will hold a workshop entitled “Remaining Competitive in Hardwood Components Production,” April 20-21, at the U.S. Forest Service’s Wood Education and Resource Center in Princeton, WV.

This workshop is designed to give hardwood industry managers an opportunity to assess the current economic situation, learn of business opportunities, compare their efforts with others in the industry and discuss issues with industry experts. Sponsored by the Forest Service’s Wood Education and Resource Center, the National Hardwood Lumber Assn., the Wood Component Manufacturers Assn., and Wood Digest Magazine, and organized by Virginia Tech’s Department of Wood Science and Forest Products, the two-day workshop will be of interest to anyone interested in manufacturing hardwood components, supplying lumber or buying components.

For more information or to register for the “Remaining Competitive in Hardwood Components Production” workshop online visit http://www.woodscience.vt.edu/woodcomponents/, or contact Urs Buehlmann at (540) 231-9759.

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