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Veneer Research Part Of Latest FS Grant Program

Veneer Research Part Of Latest FS Grant Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is supporting the development and expansion of forest markets by recently awarding eight grants...

AWC Names Jackson Morrill President/CEO

AWC Names Jackson Morrill President/CEO Jackson Morrill, president of the Composite Panel Assn. since 2015, is resigning from that position and will become president and CEO of American Wood...

Siempelkamp Restructures

G. Siempelkamp GmbH & Co. KG announced a restructuring program intended to help strengthen the company’s competitiveness in a difficult global market environment caused by the challenges that have arisen from the current pandemic…

Jon Snyder Led Arkansas Face Veneer

Jonathan (Jon) Douglas Snyder, former president of Arkansas Face Veneer in Benton, Ark., died July 21. He was 65. Snyder, who worked at Arkansas Face Veneer from 1989-2009, was a respected long-term member of Hardwood Plywood & Veneer…

Con-Vey Appoints New Panel Products Manager

Con-Vey named Brent Hensley as Product Manager for Panel Products. This new designation is essential to supporting increased initiatives and continued growth for Con-Vey’s panel product segments, including OSB, plywood, LVL, OSL, fiber…

Canfor’s Vida Group Buys Sweden Mills

Canfor Corp. executives announced in mid June that Canfor’s 70%-owned subsidiary, Vida Group, has entered into an agreement to purchase three sawmills located in Sweden from Bergs Timber for $43 million (Can.), plus working capital…

Indonesia To Keep Export License System

Backing off an earlier announcement that Indonesian wood products exporters would no longer need to obtain a license showing the wood’s origin and legality, Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade recently reversed itself after an outcry…

Next Xylexpo To Be Held In 2022

The Board of Cepra-Centro promozionale Acimall, orgaziners of Xylexpo, speaking through its president Lorenzo Primultini, officially canceled the 2020 show on July 6, 2020. Initially scheduled for late May in Milan, Italy, Xylexpo was first…

Oregon Salamander Lives With Logging

Oregon Salamander Lives With Logging Following a seven-year study of 88 timber tracts across Oregon's western Cascade Range, researchers have concluded no “discernable difference” in populations...

TSI Offers Dryer Replacement Plan

For many years TSI has been steadily upgrading its clients’ dryer fleets with new drums and other improvements, like flat-back elbows. The requirement is usually to fit a new drum into the same space as the existing drum and to improve both quality…

Veneer Research Part Of Latest FS Grant Program

Veneer Research Part Of Latest FS Grant Program The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is supporting the development and expansion of forest markets by recently awarding eight grants...

AWC Names Jackson Morrill President/CEO

AWC Names Jackson Morrill President/CEO Jackson Morrill, president of the Composite Panel Assn. since 2015, is resigning from that position and will become president and CEO of American Wood Council...

Siempelkamp Restructures

G. Siempelkamp GmbH & Co. KG announced a restructuring program intended to help strengthen the company’s competitiveness in a difficult global market environment caused by the challenges that have arisen from the current pandemic…

Jon Snyder Led Arkansas Face Veneer

Jonathan (Jon) Douglas Snyder, former president of Arkansas Face Veneer in Benton, Ark., died July 21. He was 65. Snyder, who worked at Arkansas Face Veneer from 1989-2009, was a respected long-term member of Hardwood Plywood & Veneer…

Canfor’s Vida Group Buys Sweden Mills

Canfor Corp. executives announced in mid June that Canfor’s 70%-owned subsidiary, Vida Group, has entered into an agreement to purchase three sawmills located in Sweden from Bergs Timber for $43 million (Can.), plus working capital…

Indonesia To Keep Export License System

Backing off an earlier announcement that Indonesian wood products exporters would no longer need to obtain a license showing the wood’s origin and legality, Indonesia’s Ministry of Trade recently reversed itself after an outcry…

Con-Vey Appoints New Panel Products Manager

Con-Vey named Brent Hensley as Product Manager for Panel Products. This new designation is essential to supporting increased initiatives and continued growth for Con-Vey’s panel product segments, including OSB, plywood, LVL, OSL, fiber…

TSI Offers Dryer Replacement Plan

For many years TSI has been steadily upgrading its clients’ dryer fleets with new drums and other improvements, like flat-back elbows. The requirement is usually to fit a new drum into the same space as the existing drum and to improve both quality…

Gruen-Wald Laminates Orders USNR RF Technology

Gruen-Wald Laminates is investing in a new radio frequency (RF) generator and 24 ft. long curing tunnel from USNR for its fingerjoint line at its plant in Tea, SD. This is the second tunnel at the plant…

Arauco Closing Eugene MDF

ARAUCO announced it is closing its medium density fiberboard (MDF) production facility in Eugene, Ore. as of May 1. ARAUCO states it will continue to support customers from its other facilities, and that the decision was based on an assessment over…

Roseburg Gets Chester Rolling

Roseburg Forest Products held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 28 to celebrate the grand opening of its newly constructed engineered wood products plant in Chester, SC. South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster participated in the event along with…

Certification Comes Under Fire

Nine U.S. domestic plywood producers, calling themselves the U.S. Structural Plywood Integrity Coalition, have filed a Lanham Act claim of false advertising against three U.S. certification bodies: PFS-TECO, Timber Products Inspection and International…

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