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APA’s 13th Annual Bronson J. Lewis Award honors Mary Jo Nyblad

08-11-2018

APA Chairman Jim Baskerville congratulates Mary Jo Nyblad Mary Jo Nyblad, former vice president of commodity sales and transportation for Boise Cascade Company, received the 13th annual Bronson J. Lewis Award for leadership and outstanding contributions to the engineered wood industry. The recognition was announced at APA – The Engineered …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery

08-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery

In the category of Commercial & Leisure, Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, a 100-place nursery built of American white ash, European oak and Canadian western red cedar, is arranged around three sides of a landscaped courtyard. On the fourth side, is the civic scaled community centre including a 180-seat main hall. The …

Editor’s pickWood Awards 2018 shortlist: GYC#1

07-11-2018
Wood Awards 2018 shortlist, GYC#1

A collectors’ cabinet inspired by David Gates’ interest in industrial and agricultural architecture and infrastructure, GYC#1 is the first piece in the series to be finished completely in black and is closely related to the landscape of the Thames estuary. With various species used in its construction – American birds eye …

Canfor reports 2018 third quarter results

07-11-2018
Canfor, 2018, third quarter results

The Company reported operating income of CA$201.8 million (US$153.52 million) for the third quarter of 2018, down CA$80.3 million (US$61.1 million) from reported operating income of CA$282.1 million (US$214.6 million) for the second quarter of 2018. Reported results for the third quarter of 2018 included a net duty expense of CA$42.6 million …

SFIC launches Youth Furniture Chapter at 4th ASEAN Youth Furniture Exchange

07-11-2018
SFIC, Youth Furniture Chapter, ASEAN Youth Furniture Exchange

Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) has launched its inaugural Youth Furniture Chapter (YFC) to nurture a more resourceful and resilient generation of new and young leaders in the Singapore furniture industry. Formerly known as the Youth Furniture Committee, the YFC launch was the key highlight of the opening ceremony of the 4th ASEAN …

Vietnam Prime Minister approves sustainable forest management and forest certification

05-11-2018

At the proposal of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Government of Vietnam announced on 1st October 2018 the decision from the Prime Minister’s Office (#1288/QD-TTg) to approve the project on sustainable forest management and forest certification by establishing the National Forest Certification System for international …

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte meets Italian woodworking technology

05-11-2018

“Definitely a period of great excitement and satisfaction: in the long history of our industry, this is the first time a Prime Minister has visited us at an exhibition where Italian technology meets the global markets," Dario Corbetta, director of Acimall, the association of Italian manufacturers of wood and furniture machinery, …

Domotex unveils exciting supporting programme

05-11-2018
Domotex, supporting programme

“CREATE’N’CONNECT” – the keynote theme of DOMOTEX, which will take place in Hannover, Germany, from the 11th to the 14th of January 2019 – puts the focus on the mega trend connectivity. The “TALKS”programme element in Hall 9, staged between the various “FRAMING TRENDS” display modules, …