Combustible dust and OSHA compliance formed a recurring theme of the wood industry's top news, while the continued restructuring of cabinetry and furniture operations, and suppliers to the industry, fueled reader interest. Large wood structures in Seville, Spain and and Elkhart, IN also drew lots of attention.
Among the top news stories this week:
IKEA supplier Scanwood to liquidate assets
in its Dartmouth, Nova Scotia plant
(AL) American Cabinets Inc., a company that prides itself of quality and
craftsmanship, was cited for combustible dust and 20 other safety and
health violations by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
A wood canopy of six giant "parasols" has been erected in Seville, Spain. Designed by Berlin architect J. Mayer H., and built of 3,400 wooden parts, it is over 90 feet tall and almost 500 feet long.
Speaking of big wood structures, the world largest pegged wood building is for sale.
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