Import/Export Wood Purchasing News

by Miller Wood Trade Publications

Access to what is happening in the forest products import and export industries.

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U.S. Trade Deficit Improves

According to Manuel Gutierrez, Consulting Economist to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, “There was a modest improvement in the U.S. trade position in April,

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Clark Hardwoods Installs New Kiln

Erin, Tennessee— Brandon Clark, owner of Clark Hardwoods, LLC, located here, recently installed a new 50,000 board foot Nyle DH kiln. The dehumidifier was completely

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Carbotech Introduces New Lineshaft Trimmer

Plessisville, QC—Carbotech has introduced a new lineshaft trimmer, which meets two important needs in the industry, according to Eric Michaud, VP of Sales and Marketing:

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Business Trends USA
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Lake States Business Trends

Lumber manufacturers in the Lake States region are reporting a steadier market compared to six months ago, but the industry is still busy.  “I think

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Northeast Business Trends

Lumber suppliers in the Northeast are still reporting a strong market – one of whom described it as “red hot.”  A source in Pennsylvania stated

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Southeast Business Trends

The markets for Hardwood lumber are strong in the Southeast. A lumber provider in Mississippi stated, “Our markets have been outstanding because of the trustworthiness

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West Coast Business Trends

On the West Coast, the markets are good, but different factors are presenting problems to lumber providers. According to a wholesaler in California, “I would

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Business Trends Abroad
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Business Trends Abroad
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Business Trends Abroad

Italy – Fordaq reports that between rising prices and a shortage of raw materials, the Italian wood-furniture supply chain is in a particularly delicate phase. 

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Business Trends Abroad

Canada—The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) recently issued a determination that decorative plywood imports from China have not injured and are not threatening to injure

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Worldwide Business Trends

Canada– The Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association (CHPVA) welcomes the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) preliminary dumping and subsidy determination on decorative and other

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Who's Who
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Who’s Who in Import/Exports

Michelle Burbank is the program manager for Evergreen Building Products Association (EBPA), a U.S. trade association based in Tacoma, WA. EBPA is a non-profit building

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Who’s Who in Import/Exports

Jane Boone is Vice President of Operations for King City Forwarding USA, Inc., located in Chesapeake, Virginia. With over 20 years of experience in forestry

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Who’s Who in Import/Exports

Steve Jones is president and director of domestic and export sales for Ron Jones Hardwood Sales Inc., located in Franklin, PA. Ron Jones Hardwood Sales

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Who’s Who in Imports/Exports

Bill Long is international sales manager at Midwest Hardwood Corp. in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Midwest Hardwood is a fully integrated hardwood lumber distribution company that

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