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  • RusForest Announces Management Update

    Date : December 24, 2014

    RusForest AB, Aa Swedish forestry company with operations in Russia, announces a management update and corporate simplification. RusForest company is basically operating in Eastern Siberia. The Company controls long-term timber leases and utilizes these resources to produce a wide range …

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  • JOHN DEERE to take part at Wood Industry Summit at LIGNA 2015

    Date : December 20, 2014

    Deutsche Messe has scored a major coup with the registration of JOHN DEERE Forestry Equipment as a participant at the Wood Industry Summit at LIGNA 2015. JOHN DEERE is a one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forestry and agricultural …

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  • International Wood Symposium Gears Up

    Date : December 20, 2014

    The International Wood Symposium  will be held at January 29, 2015 at Vancouver Convention Centre. This international wood symposium has value, quality and efficiency that takes the design and construction into the next level. The 2015 International Wood Symposium is …

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  • AWC named one of Virginia’s 100 best places to work

    Date : December 17, 2014

    The American Wood Council (AWC) has been named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business magazine and Best Companies Group. “AWC puts a big emphasis on employee engagement as a strategy for effectively accomplishing …

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  • Builder Confidence Drops One Point in December

    Date : December 17, 2014

    Following a four-point uptick last month, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell one point in December to a level of 57 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), released today. …

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  • Sawlog prices fell worldwide in the 3Q, Reports WRI

    Date : December 17, 2014

    Sawlog prices fell worldwide in the 3Qwith the biggest declines seen in Europe, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. The Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI), an index based on sawlog prices in 20 key regions around the world, fell 4.6% in the …

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  • Norbord and Ainsworth to Merge to Create Global OSB Leader

    Date : December 9, 2014

    Norbord Inc. and Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. has recently announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which they will merge to create a leading global wood products company focused on oriented strand board (“OSB”) across North America, Europe …

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  • Future Shines for Canada’s Forest Products Industry, Reports FPAC

    Date : December 9, 2014

    In a recent release, FPAC has declared that Canadian forest products export are up 10% this year and forest products are Canada’s number one export to Asia and the industry makes up 12% of Canada’s manufacturing GDP. These positive facts …

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  • George Emmerson appointed as AWC’s 2015 chairman

    Date : December 9, 2014

    The American Wood Council has announced the election of Sierra Pacific President George Emmerson as the new AWC chairman for a one-year term. Tom Corrick, executive vice president of Boise Cascade Wood Products, was elected the First Vice-Chairman and Andrew …

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  • Increased Regular Quarterly Dividend at Graco

    Date : December 9, 2014

    The Board of Directors of Graco Inc. has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 30 cents per common share, an increase of 9 percent, payable on February 4, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January …

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  • SawStop launches Jobsite Saw

    Date : December 3, 2014

    SawStop, LLC one of the world leader in table saw safety, has recently announced the introduction of a new saw: the SawStop Jobsite Saw. It is the lightest, most portable and most affordable SawStop yet, and incorporates many groundbreaking features …

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  • FPAC Represents Forest Products Industry at CNBC

    Date : December 3, 2014

    Catherine Cobden, Executive Vice President of Forest Products Association of Canada, represented Canada’s forest products industry at the Energy Future Global Brainstorming Event Series in Toronto on November 26th – an exclusive series that brought together key thought leaders from …

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  • Montreal Wood Convention Gets Set for 2015 Show

    Date : December 3, 2014

    With more than 3,000 exhibitors from 50 countries participating Montreal Wood Convention to be held from February 17 to February 19, 2015, the exhibition will be even more important than in 2014.   The organizing committee includes members of the …

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  • AWC to offer Self-directed Study Program

    Date : November 26, 2014

    The American Wood Council (AWC) now offers a complimentary self-directed learning program on designing with wood. Courses are related to the use of traditional and engineered wood products for residential and commercial applications and are available on the AWC website. …

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  • FPAC and CCAB Declares winners of Forest Products Awards

    Date : November 26, 2014

    The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) are pleased to announce that Stuwix Resources Joint Venture from the interior of British Columbia has won the FPAC-CCAB Aboriginal Business Leadership Award. The company, …

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  • Registration Opens for 2015 World of Wood Convention

    Date : November 26, 2014

    The future looks bright for the imported wood products industry as demand for high quality and affordable wood products continues to fuel a robust global sales market. World of Wood 2015 will take place March 18-20, 2015 at The Cosmopolitan …

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  • Leadership Changes at Weyerhauser

    Date : November 26, 2014

    Weyerhaeuser Company has recently announced the appointments of Cathy Slater as senior vice president, Cellulose Fibers, and Adrian Blocker as senior vice president, Wood Products. Both changes are effective Jan. 1, 2015.   Slater, who currently leads the company’s Engineered …

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  • NAHB Announces Best of 50+ Housing Awards Finalists

    Date : November 26, 2014

    The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced the finalists for NAHB’s 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Awards, the premier design and marketing competition for the 50+ housing industry. A total of 91 entries were chosen as finalists and …

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  • AWC announces new guide to meet residential energy requirements

    Date : November 12, 2014

    The American Wood Council (AWC) has published a new Design for Code Acceptance, “Meeting Residential Energy Requirements with Wood-Frame Construction” or DCA 7. It provides ways to economically meet the residential requirements of the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) …

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  • Acadian Timber Announces Third Quarter Results

    Date : November 12, 2014

    Acadian Timber Corp. has recently announced the financial and operating results for the three months ended September 27, 2014 (the “third quarter”). “Acadian’s financial performance improved significantly year-over-year”, commented Reid Carter, Chief Executive Officer of Acadian. “Solid demand for the …

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