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  • Scientists Turns Waste Wood into High Octane Fuel

    Date : April 1, 2015

    Mahdi Abu-Omar’s high-octane fuel and artificial vanilla flavoring share on thing in common: they both were developed from wastewood.   Leading a team of researchers at Perdue University, Abu Omar, a chemist and chemical engineer, recently developed a new method …

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  • New Task Groups Responsible to Tackle EPA Requirements and FPIS Installation

    Date : April 1, 2015

    Two new task groups were created by the Wall Interface Council at the AAMA Annual Conference in February.   Sealants and Adhesives Environmental Advocacy Task Group The window and door manufacturing industry, including its material suppliers, has been hard hit …

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  • James Gorman Joins West Fraser

    Date : April 1, 2015

    West Fraser announced that the appointment of the James Gorman AS Vice-President, Corporate and government relation effective from May 19, 2015. Mr. Gorman will join West Fraser after having served as President and Chief Executive Officer at the Council of …

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  • Polyethylene Exterior Doors by Conestoga

    Date : March 31, 2015

    More and more consumers want to maximize the hours they spend outside; extending a kitchen, living or dining room outside is a common practice nowadays. Conestoga existing exterior wood offering includes Teak, Cypress, Thermally-Treated Poplar and Mahogany, and while these …

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  • Dieffenbacher has received an order for OSB plant

    Date : March 31, 2015

    Diffenbacher has received an order from Martco, LLC, a Roy O Martin subsidiary for a forming and press line as part of Martco’s recently announced OSB plant to be built in Corrigan, Texas. This new plant is the first major …

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  • Georgia-Pacific to take over pine sawmill

    Date : March 30, 2015

    Georgia-Pacific is going to take over the Rocky Creek small-diameter pine sawmill in Mexia, Alabama, from US-American plywood and OSB manufacturer Roy O. Martin Lumber Management. The takeover terms are to remain undisclosed. According to news released by the companies …

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  • FDM300 rises by 9.3% in 2014

    Date : March 28, 2015

    FDM 300, the furniture and cabinet manufacturer, has ended the financial 2014 with a positive note as it has drawn $43.325 billion from the market, that is actually 9.3 percent higher than the 2013 mark, FDM report revealed.   A …

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  • OSHA officials underestimated cost of Silica Rule:Study

    Date : March 27, 2015

    New Study finds that OSHA officials underestimated cost of Silica Rule for construction industry by $4.5 Billion a year, adding to Growing list of concerns about the flawed rule.   Estimate one of several examples of how agency fundamentally misunderstands …

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  • LEITZ congratulates Mike Pregent, the iPad Air WINNER

    Date : March 27, 2015

    Leitz congratulates Mike Pregent of MPI Wood on winning the iPad Air during the “Better and Faster” held at their Dallas-area facility.   Jeff Fishburn, Regional Manager, and Don Congdon, Technical Sales Representative met with Mr. Pregent to make the …

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  • EPAC: Forest Sector Reduced Carbon Emission 70%

    Date : March 27, 2015

    The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) has highlighted the crucial role played by the forest sector in mitigating the hazardious climate change. EPAC announcement has come in the light of United Nation’s International Day of Forest on March 21st …

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  • Resolute endorsed Alliance foret boreale proposal to Govt.

    Date : March 27, 2015

    Resolute Forest Product Inc. has strongly endorsed the Allianc’s proposal to Quebec govt. for a working group to better understand all aspects of FSC certificates in the Province of Quebec.   Earlier today, Alliance forêt boréale held a press conference …

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  • AWFS is looking for judges for awards

    Date : March 27, 2015

    Association of Woodworking and Furnishing Suppliers (AWFS) is preparing for annual award ceremony. They give two prestigious awards to the innovations in the wood manufacturing sector and Plastic Fabricating Machinery.     The award function will be held at AWFS …

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  • TED 2015 Lions Marquee to show beauty of wood

    Date : March 25, 2015

    This week Lions Marquee is going to show the beauty of wood to 1000 of world’s leading thinkers and soon will provide shelter to the DTES Street Market in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.   This neighborhood is Canada’s one of the …

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  • 2015 – to be Best Year for New Home Sales & Construction Since 2007

    Date : March 24, 2015

    Freddie Mac last week released its U.S Economic and Housing Market Outlook for March, highlighting some of the positive tailwinds at the start of the Spring Homebuying season. A video preview along with the complete March 2015 U.S Economic and …

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  • Canada’s Forest Industry Celebrates International day

    Date : March 24, 2015

    The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) is underscoring the crucial role played by the forest sector in mitigating climate change. This comes as the 2015 United Nation’s International Day of Forests on March 21st focuses on the theme of …

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  • Millwork Firm’s Form for Success

    Date : March 24, 2015

    A longtime fixture in the architectural woodwork industry, concepts in Millwork has been recognized throughout its 35-year history for many of its high profile projects. Based in Colorado Springs, CO, the firm has drawn equal renown for its ability to …

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  • Congressional Leaders to Support USDA Forest service Programmes

    Date : March 20, 2015

    Florida State Forester and National Association of State Foresters (NASF) president Jim Karles today urged a house panel to support NASF recommendations for USDA Forest Service (USFS) program funding labels. Speaking to the House Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and related …

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  • WMMA to organise a exhibition pavilion in LIGNA

    Date : March 19, 2015

    The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) will organise an exhibition pavilion in upcoming LIGNA, which will be held in Hannover, Germany on May 11 to15.   For five days, LIGNA will be transformed into the world’s largest showcase of …

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  • Mastercam at CIMT 2015

    Date : March 19, 2015

    CNC Software, Inc., will be exhibiting at the CIMT 2015 show in Beijing, China, CIMT attendees will get to experience the most powerful Mastercam machining software yet. Stop by Booth W3-115 at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China, …

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  • BILD announces financial report

    Date : March 19, 2015

    The first two months of the year’s new home sales have proven to be stable and on par with the 10-year average, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.     Total sales tallied 4,800 new homes …

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