• Oregon’s Timber Industry Won’t Be “Isolated”

    Groups representing Western Oregon’s timber industry today sent a letter to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, responding to recent comments he has made in relation to legislation he has introduced to dramatically alter management of federal O&C timber lands. Recently Sen. …

  • Two of World’s Largest Home Inmprovement Retailers Reports Results

    The world’s two largest home improvement retailers recently reported financial results for the second quarter of 2014. The Home Depot, Atlanta, GA, reported second quarter net earnings grew 16.6% to $2.1 billion compared to $1.8 billion for the same period …

  • Wood Preferred for Mid-Rise Construction

    According to CWC, wood-frame construction has been the preferential construction option for millions of homeowners throughout North America for decades. From the historical days when settlers relied on the bounty of the land for their shelter and food, to modern-day …

  • New-Home Sales Down 2.4 Percent in July, Reports NAHB

    Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 412,000 units in July, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. Sales …

  • Dubois Displays New Edge Coating System from Phoseon at IWF

    Dubois Equipment (booth 4913) will display its new Edge Coating System with UV LED curing technology at the International Woodworking Fair, August 20-23. Dubois manufactures a complete line of custom edge wood finishing systems that have been provided to the …

  • WMMA Members Named Winners of 5 of 7 Challenger Awards

    The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA), the national trade association for those who make machinery, cutting tools and supplies for the woodworking industry, has announced that products made by several of its members were named winners of Challenger Awards. …

  • ITTO Reports Woodbased panel exports rise in first half 2014 in Brazil

    In a recent report by ITTO, it is published that according to Brazilian Industry of Trees (IBÁ), the volume of woodbased panel exports in the first half of this year totalled 251,000 cu.m, a 22% increase compared to the same …

  • Ainsworth Declares Results of election of Boards of Director

    Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. (TSX: ANS) (the “Corporation”) announces the results from its 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on August 12, 2014. All of the eight nominees listed in the Corporation’s Management Proxy Circular dated July …

  • Mahogany plantations for Brazil, Reports ITTO

    In a recent report, ITTO has published about the increasing Mahogany plantations in Brazil. In fact, the interest in mahogany (Khaya senegalensis, dry zone mahogany) plantations is growing in Brazil. This dry zone mahogany is a medium sized tree which …

  • NAHB Declares Combined Single- and Multifamily Housing Rose in July

    Fueled by strong single- and multifamily growth, nationwide housing starts rose 15.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.093 million units in July, the highest level since November 2013, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Department …

  • Schattdecor Comes Up with Latest Decors in IWF

    Schattdecor once again wows the industry with the latest decor trends. Kodiak Pine and Fade are the final two decors from the Décor Selection 2014 collection that comes from the design team in Thansau. Kodiak Pine fills that need for …

  • Few Hours to go for IWF, meet us at Booth #8140

    Only a few hours are left for IWF, the International Woodworking Fair (IWF), scheduled between August 20 and 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, a premier trade show in the North America that comes every two years to …

  • Microvellum to Preview Fluid Designer with Oculus Rift DK2 at IWF 2014

    Microvellum Inc., a leading cabinet and manufacturing software provider, specializing in AutoCAD-based CAD/CAM/CIM technologies and Blender-based design software, announced that they will be showcasing Fluid Designer and the new Oculus Rift DK2 Virtual Reality headset at IWF 2014 in Atlanta, …

  • Titus Group will be exhibiting its latest hardware innovations for furniture at IWF 2014

    Visitors to the Titus stand will have the opportunity to experience the Titus innovative range of connectors designed according to the principle of ‘CAF-Consumer Assembly Friendliness’ as well as novelties from the growing range of furniture soft closing systems tuned …

  • Countdown has begun for IWF Atlanta

    The International Woodworking Fair (IWF), scheduled between August 20 and 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, is a premier trade show in the North America that comes every two years to evaluate and buy machinery, supplies and services, …

  • Panolam declares New England Plant as Flagship Facility

    Panolam Industries International, Inc., one of the leading manufacturer of engineered and decorative surfaces including the Panolam, Nevamar and Pionite brand names –  has announced plans to consolidate manufacturing operations of its high-pressure laminate (HPL) product lines and establish its …

  • Apex Tool Group acquires Niagra Tools

    Apex Tool Group has recently announced the acquisition of specialty cutting tool manufacturer Niagara Tools of St. Catharines, Ontario; effective July 31, 2014. Niagara Tools now becomes part of Apex’s Power and Professional Tools business unit; this precision tooling, cutting …

  • Graco Reports Record Sales and Earnings

    Graco has reported record sales and earnings for the quarter and six months ended June 27, 2014. Sales for the quarter increased 13 percent, including increases of 15 percent in the Americas, 12 percent in EMEA (8 percent at consistent translation rates) and …

  • Drytac Canada Appoints Mike Wildbore as Vice President of Sales

    Drytac has recently announced the appointment of Mike Wildbore as the new Vice President of Sales for Drytac Canada. Wildbore holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Graphic Communications Management from Ryerson University and has more than 14 years of …

  • WMS 2015 and 2017 dates announced

    The 2015 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS 2015), Canada’s largest display of professional-grade woodworking equipment, accessories and supplies, takes center stage from November 5-7, 2015 and will return for an encore November 2-4, 2017 at the International Centre.   …


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