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First Ever Virtual World of Wood Deemed a Success by the IWPA

The International Wood Products Association proclaimed its first-ever virtual World of Wood Convention on April 1-3 as a success. The convention originally was scheduled to...

SFPA Recognizes Mills for Safety

Seven Southern pine sawmills have been recognized for safety by the Southern Forest Products Association. The mills, all association members, were named recipients of...

Europe’s Highest Court Rules in Favor of Wood Biomass

The European Court of Justice dismissed a case challenging the use of wood biomass as a fuel to produce energy. Europe’s highest court ruled in...
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Better Business: Is Exporting the Way to Grow Your Business This Year?

If you haven’t considered exporting as a way to grow, it may be easier than you think, and there is a lot of potential....

Biomass Market Suffers from Low Gas & Oil Prices, But a Few Bright Spots...

While specific biomass opportunities, such as pellets, remain strong, the overall biomass market remains soft, according to Tim Gammell, editor of the North American...

The Financial Crisis and the Wood Products Industry

Financial Crisis – Impact on the Wood Products Industry; How We Should Respond The financial crisis that started in August 2007 has been a long...

Imports Overtake Forest Products Exports

Survey Reveals Wide Impact of Globalization and Companies Responding, Adapting (Editor’s Note: The following article first appeared in Center Focus, the newsletter of the Virginia...

Prices, Costs Still Squeezing Loggers

Loggers, Mills Must Overcome Challenges Together In 1999, what was then called the American Pulpwood Association — now the Forest Resources Association (FRA) — commissioned...

Markets Beginning to Improve on Michigan Lower Peninsula: Tigercat Machines Help Gentz Forest Products...

MANISTEE, Michigan -- Business hasn't been booming for the forest products industry on Michigan's Lower Peninsula in recent years, but Dave Gentz, owner of...

Canadian Softwood Lumber Faces U.S. Duties After Vote

U.S. government approves dumping and countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports. The U.S. International Trade Commission affirmed duties on softwood lumber imported from Canada....
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