Who’s Who in Hardwood Purchasing – April 23

Curt Cooper is the plant manager for Infinity Wood Floors in Crandon, WI, and oversees lumber purchasing for the manufacturer. Infinity Wood Floors purchases 4 million board feet annually in Red and White Oak as well as Northern Hard Maple. All lumber is bought in Nos. 2 and 3 Common in all grades. Infinity Wood […]

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Irish roundwood timber supply predicted to rise by 68% until 2035

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West African timber trade transitioning to a new norm

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Log prices continue to rise in Finland

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Stora Enso partners with Polish plywood producer Paged

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Arauco to order two Siempelkamp plants

Arauco decided in favor of a complete plant which covers the entire competence…

Progress reported with Australian log trade to China

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Our obsession with wood shingles.

We’re obsessed with this article from Architectural Digest by Kyle Hoepner, as it beautifully explores architect’s creative and practical obsession with shingles and shakes (“their brawnier, split cousins”). Memorable quotes from the article: It may be that newly arrived colonists were influenced by the practices of local Indigenous peoples such as the Wampanoag in Massachusetts, […] The post Our obsession with wood shingles. appeared first on NELMA.


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